Historic Markers Across Tennessee


Marker ID: THC 1B 45
Location: U.S. 411, Sevier County, in Sevierville, at west city limits
County: Sevier
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Settled about 1783, this town, first called "Forks of Little Pigeon," was organized as county seat of Sevier Co., 1795. Indian trader, Isaac Thomas' home was first courthouse, fort and tavern. Jas. McMahon gave 25 acre tract for the town, which was later named for John Sevier, first governor of the state.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.