Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Old Deery Inn

Marker ID: THC 1A 33
Location: Bristol Highway (State Road 126) west of Anderson Road, Blountville, TN
County: Sullivan
Coordinates: N 36° 31.989    W 082° 19.557
  36.53315    -82.32595
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM5PW4


Built shortly after 1785 by William Deery. Stopping place for many distinguished travelers of early days, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, the Marquis de Lafayette, Prince Louis Phillipe, Andrew Johnson and other enjoyed its hospitality. It operated as an inn until shortly before 1930.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.