Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Travellers' Rest

Marker ID: THC 3A 30
Location: 636 Farrell Parkway, Nashville TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 4.46    W 086° 45.993
  36.07433333    -86.76655
Waymark: None


The first part of this house was built in 1799 by Judge John Overton, one time Revenue Collector for the Mero District of North Carolina, later member of the Tennessee Supreme Court and longtime friend of Andrew Jackson. These two with General James Winchester, developed west Tennessee and founded Memphis in 1819.

Tennessee Historical Commission