Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Nicholas Gibbs Homestead

Marker ID: THC 1E 107
Location: Emory Rd (Tennessee Route 331) one mile east of Tazewell Pike, Corryton, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 36° 7.437    W 083° 50.637
  36.12395    -83.84395
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Nicholas Gibbs, a prominent Knox County Pioneer homesteaded 450 acres here in 1792 and built this hewed log house approximately one year later. It remained in the Gibbs family until 1971. The Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society purchased the house in 1986.