Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Samuel Doak House



Marker ID: THC 1C 60
Location: 690 Erwin Highway, Tusculum, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 10.505    W 082° 45.891
  36.17508333    -82.76485
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM52TH
 



Text:

The house was begun by the Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak and occupied by the elder Samuel Doak until his death in 1829. It remained in the Doak family until Tusculum College acquired the property. Tusculum College was founded in 1818; fifty years later Gre