Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sam Houston American Giant Homesite

Marker ID: THC 1E 108
Location: Blount County, 3 miles north of us. 411 on Salem Road
County: Blount
Waymark: None


In 1807, Sam Houston arrived at this 419-acre site with his widowed mother and eight brothers and sisters. The home-site was located just above the spring on the hill Sam Houston served as general, president of Texas, governor of Tennessee and Texas, and