Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Houston's Station



Marker ID: THC 1E 5
Location: 1836 Calderwood Hwy, Maryville, TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 38.632    W 084° 4.164
  35.64386666    -84.0694
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Established by James Houston in 1785, it stood about 300 yards east on Little Nine Mile Creek. From here, in 1786, John Sevier led 160 horsemen against the Cherokee towns. In 1788, the Kirk family was massacred about three miles south; shortly thereafter,