Historic Markers Across Tennessee

John Sevier Farmstead

Marker ID: THC 1E 80
Location: 1220 W Gov John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 53.966    W 083° 52.35
  35.89943333    -83.8725
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKPPP


Marble Springs was the farmstead of John Sevier. Tennessee’s first governor (1796–1801 and 1803–1809). While Sevier used the farm as a retreat where he entertained guests, it was originally a frontier station used by immigrants on the trace from the mouth