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from Discover Kingsport
27. 1776, Jonathan Mulkey, pioneer Baptist preacher, enroute to Eaton's Fort, escaped Indians by leaping into North Fork Hofston River. This pastor of several Tennessee churches, was Holston Conference Moderator for 7 years. [Accompanying map doesn't show item 27, but from the number sequence it does show, it would seem Eaton's fort was probably to the west of Kingsport
From the following (same site) it appears to have been close to the Long Island of the Holston