Historic Markers Across Tennessee



John Gloucester - 1776-1822



Marker ID: THC 1C 84
Location: on Erwin Hwy *TN 107) west of Shiloh Road, Tusculum, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 10.499    W 082° 45.640
  36.17498333    -82.76066666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMBGTG
 



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John Glouceste
1776-1822


Gideon Blackburn, a Presbyterian minister, purchased and sought to free a slave named Jack. Through Blackburn's tenacity and by action of the Blount County Court, he received his freedom and the