Historic Markers Across Tennessee


Marker ID: THC 1B 27
Location: on E Andrew Johnson Highway (U.S. 11), Russellville, TN
County: Hamblen
Coordinates: N 36° 15.31    W 083° 11.957
  36.25516666    -83.19928333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6B90


0.4 mi. Built 1785 by Col. James Roddey, from North Carolina. He was subsequently delegate to the North Carolina Constitutional Convention, magistrate and register of Jefferson County under territorial government and member of Tennessee's first Constitutional Convention. The house was also a tavern on the Kentucky Road.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.