Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Blount Mansion



Marker ID: THC 1E 43
Location: 200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 57.684    W 083° 54.878
  35.9614    -83.91463333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKPPN
 



Text:

Built in 1792, this was one of the first frame houses west of the Alleghenies. It served as both the residence of William Blount, Governor of the Territory South of the River Ohio, and as capitol of that territory, now the State of Tennessee. Born in Nort