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city (1990 pop. 11,931), seat of Carter co., NE Tenn., on the Watauga River; inc. 1799. It is an industrial center where rayon, clothing, boxes, crushed stone, and hand tools are produced. Tobacco, fruit, and Christmas trees are grown. The region was one of the earliest settled in Tennessee. In 1772 the Watauga AssociationWatauga Association,
government (1772–75) formed by settlers along the Watauga River in present E Tennessee. Virginians made the first settlements in 1769, and after the collapse of the Regulator movement in North Carolina, citizens from that colony under James Robertson
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 was organized there; Sycamore Shoals Monument commemorates this event, the treaty Richard Henderson made with the Cherokee in 1775, and the formation of a Revolutionary force that later took part in the battle of Kings Mountain. Nearby lakes have Tennessee Valley Authority dams.
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My grandfather Isaac Earl "Little Joe" Morrell worked in a textile mill in the small town of Elizabethton, Tennessee, during the war.
In 1928, at the news of threatened strikes, he hurried to the Southern textile town of Elizabethton, Tennessee, where he observed an apparently thriving business community and "shiny new factories" that presidential candidate Herbert Hoover had praised in his visit to the city; Anderson "looked at Elizabethton with a jaundiced eye" (Whalen 13-14).
Elizabethton Star, Elizabethton, Tennessee, Courtesy of "Buddy" Wingfield
Barrigar, who is a high school Chemistry, Physics, and Ecology teacher in Elizabethton, Tennessee, will receive the award on November 9, 2001, during the Awards Banquet of the Tennessee Academy of Science (Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee).
This strike was one of a series that broke out in four widely separated places in the South, the three besides Gastonia being Elizabethton, Tennessee, Ware Shoals, South Carolina, and Marion, South Carolina.
In 2000, he joined Alcoa Engineered Products in Elizabethton, Tennessee, as General Manager, moving to Alcoa Engineered Solutions in 2002 to become General Manager, Director of Logistics and Metal Planning, and then Location Manager for Massena Primary Metals.
Barrigar, a chemistry, physics, and ecology teacher at Elizabethton High School, Elizabethton, Tennessee, received the award on November 9, 2001, during the joint meeting of the Tennessee and Kentucky Academies of Science Conference in Murfreesboro (Middle Tennessee State University).
His sympathetic account of a strike in Elizabethton, Tennessee appeared in The Nation.
16,660,000 Health and Educational Facilities Board of the City of Elizabethton, Tennessee hospital first mortgage (taxable) revenue bonds (Mountain States Health Alliance) series 2000D (insured by MBIA);
a privately held company in Cambridge, MA, today announced it has acquired 3D Construction Company of Elizabethton, Tennessee.