General Joseph Martin Chapter
Cumberland Gap, TN

General Joseph Martin Chapter Mission Statement

(from General George Washington)

"You have worn yourself out with fatigue and hardship, but we know not how to spare you.  You will render that service to the cause of liberty and to your country which you probably can never do under any other circumstances.  The present is emphatically the crisis which is to decide our destiny."

History of the Joseph Martin Chapter

General Martin-A Forgotten Pioneer


Officers - 2007



How to Become a Member


Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution

National Society Sons of the American Revolution

Contact Us


Bell County KY Historical Society

Belmont Plantation
Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce
Claiborne County Historical Society
Cumberland Gap Trail
Family History Society of Martin
General Joseph Martin - Dr. Alan Pusey

General Joseph Martin 2
Kentucky Path DAR Chapter
(Middlesboro, KY)

Martin's Station 1
Martin's Station 2
Martin Family Website
Wilderness Road 1
Wilderness Road 2

Revolutionary War Historical Links

Nancy Ward


Our chapter normally meets monthly at 2:00 p.m.,  on the 3rd Sunday,  in the Fellowship Hall of the New Tazewell Christian Church on Cosby Road in Tazewell, TN (
 Meeting notifications are passed to members via Email/Telephonically; and, to the general public via the Area Happenings section of the Claiborne Progress.  If/when meeting times/locations are changed, as much advance notification as possible will be provided.

New Tazewell Christian Church (NTCC) is located:

For more information, please feel free to email or call one of our officers.

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Flag of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

United States of American National Flag - God Bless America!

Gen. Joseph Martin

Sept. 18, 1740 - Dec. 8, 1808

Hero of the Raid at Martin's Station who secured the Cumberland Gap from the  Cherokee  allowing safe passage. 

Indian Agent who kept the Cherokee from fighting for the British.

Brigadier General - 12th Virginia Militia

Martin's Station/Wilderness Gap

The Cumberland Gap

Historic Martin's Station


Last Update:  10/23/2007 07:07:43 PM -0400  Links
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