Historic Markers Across Tennessee

John H. Reagan

Marker ID: THC 1C 15
Location: US 441 (Parkway) east of Reagan Dr., Gatlinburg, TN.
County: Sevier
Coordinates: N 35° 42.721    W 083° 31.034
  35.71201666    -83.51723333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM1JBB


John H. Reagan was born near this spot Oct. 8, 1818. Moving to Texas in 1838, he represented that state in Congress in 1857. In 1861 he resigned to become Postmaster General of the Confederacy, an office which he held during the lifetime of that republic. He was also for a time acting Secretary of the Confederate Treasury. He died in Texas, March 6, 1905.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission