Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Trousdale Place

Marker ID: THC 3B 35
Location: near the intersection of Main Street and Locust Ave., Gallatin, TN
County: Sumner
Coordinates: N 36° 23.251    W 086° 26.960
  36.38751666    -86.44933333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDYNK


Built by John Bowen prior to 1820 and purchased in 1822 by William Trousdale, Governor of Tennessee, 1849-1851. He fought in the War of 1812, and the Creek, Seminole, and Mexican Wars, and was brevetted brigadier-general by President Polk in 1848. In 1900 the house was given to Clark Chapter No. 13 U.D.C. by Annie Berry Trousdale, wife of William Trousdale’s son, Julius, a Confederate veteran.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.