Historic Markers Across Tennessee

General William Hall

Marker ID: THC 3B 36
Location: Hartsville Pike east of Governor Hall Rd, Castalian Springs, TN
County: Sumner
Coordinates: N 36° 23.783    W 086° 18.667
  36.39638333    -86.31111666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Revolutionary War veteran Major William Hall settled in this area in 1785 and built a station, 1 1/4 miles northeast. He and two sons were massacred a few years later. Born in North Carolina in 1775, General William Hall, his son, served in the Indian Wars of 1787-95, the War of 1812, and as governor, state legislator, and U.S. Congressman. He died in 1856 and is buried with his father near Hall's Station.