Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Stone's Tavern

Marker ID: THC 1E 25
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, comer of Gay and Cumberland
County: Knox
Waymark: None


Here in 1793 John Stone had a tavern, largest of five operating in Knoxville. Knox Counties first court met here. It was superseded by Schubert's Hotel in 1883, and later became the Cumberland Hotel, which burned. The famous Lamar House was on the opposit