Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Isaac Dockery ~ 1832 - 1910

Marker ID: THC 1C 81
Location: on Commerce Street near Ct Ave., Sevierville, TN
County: Sevier
Coordinates: N 35° 52.076    W 083° 33.944
  35.86793333    -83.56573333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM11BQ


A native of Sevier County, Isaac Dockery, an African-American brick maker and mason, established brick kilns near Sevierville. After the Civil War, he built or made bricks for many buildings in Sevierville including the Masonic Lodge (1893), New Salem Baptist Church (1886), and the Sevier County Courthouse (1896). A talented master builder, he taught several generations of local brick masons.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission