Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Valentine Sevier Station



Marker ID: THC 3C 46
Location: U.S. 41A, Montgomery County, in New Providence
County: Montgomery
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Two hundred yards south is the stone blockhouse of the Valentine Sevier Station. On November 11, 1794, this early outpost was attacked by an Indian bank composed primarily of Cherokees. Valentine Sevier, a brother of Tennessee's first governor lost six members of his family during the attack; a seventh was scalped but recovered.