Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Brice's Tavern



Marker ID: THC 1E 34
Location: U.S. 11W, Knox County, 0.25 mile west of Grainger County line
County: Knox
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Waymark: None
 



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1 1/2 miles south, near a covered bridge, this inn was built in the early 19th century. Many famous figures of the antebellum period stopped there, including Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson. This was at that time a main road between Knoxv