Location: 36° 18.382′ N, 82° 19.375′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Milligan Highway and Cedar Grove Road, on the left when traveling east on Milligan Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America.
Marker Text: On Feb. 23, 1778, 0.6 mile NE at the house of Col. Charles Robertson, Trustee, on the “east (Catbird) branch of Sinking Creek” was held the First Court of the newly formed County of Washington, North Carolina, with John Carter, Chairman; John Sevier, Clerk; John McMahon, Register; Valentine Sevier, Sheriff; and James Stuart, Surveyor.