Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Gillespie Stone House

Marker ID: THC 1A 74
Location: on US 11E (TN 70) east of Old Heritage Rd., Limestone, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 13.873    W 082° 39.137
  36.23121666    -82.65228333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2R8P


This was built 1792 for George Gillespie by Seth Smith a Quaker stone mason from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. An early fort originally stood on the site, and was the dividing line between Washington and Greene Counties in 1783. This house was purchased