Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Samuel Henry's Station

Marker ID: THC 1E 51
Location: on U.S. 411 half a mile north of Henry Lane, at 5092 US Hwy 411 S, Maryville, TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 40.105    W 084° 5.723
  35.66841666    -84.09538333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


On the hill to the south, beside the Great War and Trading Path, later the Federal Road, Samuel Henry, Sr., built a fort by 1792. The half-breed John Watts and 200 followers attacked it in August, 1793. Henry’s first mill was authorized in 1795. He also b