Historic Markers Across Tennessee



James Park Home



Marker ID: THC 1E 90
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, Cumberland Avenue, at Walnut Street
County: Knox
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Governor John Sevier bought this block from General James White in 1797 and laid foundations for, but did not build, his residence. The site was acquired in 1812 and house erected by James Park, pioneer merchant, whose family lived here for three generati