Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Johnson's First Tailor Shop

Marker ID: THC 1B 43
Location: U.S. 11W, Grainger County, in Rutledge, courthouse yard
County: Grainger
Coordinates: N 36° 16.856    W 083° 30.854
  36.28093333    -83.51423333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Here the former indentured boy, tailor's apprentice and later 17th President of the United States first set up his own tailoring business in a small brick building which was also the sheriff's office. On the death of his former employer in Greeneville abo