Wake County, NC

General James Robertson Historical Marker


"Father of Tennessee"

Led a Delegation from Wake County across the North Carolina mountains in 1771 and founded Watauga, the First Independent Self Government in North America.

The Wake County plantation where he lived lies 1 1/2 miles east of here on the Neuse River.

Erected by the Wake County Historical Society 1979.

[Located at the intersection of Battle Bridge and Auburn-Knightdale roads]


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