Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Sam Houston Schoolhouse



Marker ID: THC 1E 6
Location: U.S. 129, Blount County, 4.25 miles northeast of Maryville, TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 46.912    W 083° 56.949
  35.78186666    -83.94915
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Sam Houston Schoolhouse


Three miles south is the school-house built in 1796 by Andrew Kennedy and Henry McCulloch for their children. Sam Houston taught here in 1811 or 1812. He later became Governor of Tennessee, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas Army, President of the Republic of Texas, Governor of Texas and U.S. Senator from Texas.

Tennessee Historical Commission.