Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Allan Gipson 1803~1896



Marker ID: THC 2E 66
Location: on Midway Rd at Pinetree RTd.,  Sewanee, TN 
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N N 35° 12.678    W 085° 53.549
  35.2113    -85.89248333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM26ZC
 



Text:

Allan Gipson, a pioneer settler of Franklin County (1814), lived in the St. Andrews area where he serviced the coal trains that came up the mountain to Gipson's Switch. A benefactor of the University of the South, Gipson donated a large tract of land to t