Historic Downtown Elizabethton

Address: E. Elk St. Elizabethton, TN 37644 Contact Email: director@elizabethtonchamber.com Phone: (423) 547-3850 Fax: (423) 547-3854
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The Elizabethton Historic District contains a variety of properties ranging in age from the late 1700s through the 1930s, including most of Elizabethton’s downtown. A Tennessee Historical Marker located on West Elk Avenue in front of the S.P. Carter Mansion in downtown Elizabethton, commemorates the life and naval career of Samuel Powhattan (S.P.) Carter. The Veterans' Monument obelisk guarded by two short field cannons downtown was originally dedicated in 1904 to both Union and Confederate veterans from Carter County. And driving from the Doe River, notice the beautiful homes. Part of this downtown area, dating to 1772, is listed on the National Historic Register. Elk Avenue, an antique lover’s dream, includes multiple shops and cafés. And, see Carver's Gap, Laurel Fork Falls, Watauga Lake and Blue Hole, a local "hot spot," the Blue Hole, located just northeast of Elizabethton, is a short and moderate trail, featuring 70-foot waterfalls in two tiers, 10 miles north of Elizabethton off Hwy 91, turn left onto Panhandle Rd.


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