Warren County (Images of America) by Monty Wanamaker,Chris Keathley

By Monty Wanamaker,Chris Keathley

The fertile agricultural lands and majestic Cumberland Mountain desert that represent Warren County belonged to the Cherokee Indians till the signing of the 3rd Treaty of Tellico on October 25, 1805, which formally unfolded the area to pioneer settlers. documents convey searching celebration of white explorers made its approach into the world from North Carolina and Virginia in 1769, and there's facts that a few households had settled within the territory as early as 1800. one of many earliest land delivers is dated 1785 and used to be issued to Samson Collins within the neighborhood of Rock Island. Warren County used to be formally proven on November 26, 1807, by means of an act of the Tennessee common meeting whilst the lately tested county of White was once divided. inside of a decade, the inhabitants numbered virtually 20,000. The authors current this ebook in get together of Warren County�s bicentennial in 2007, with its inhabitants at the moment numbering good over 40,000.

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