Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Robins’ Roost

Marker ID: THC 1A 60
Location: is on South Roan Street 0.1 miles from West Chestnut Street, Johnson City, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 18.599    W 082° 20.648
  36.30998333    -82.34413333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5YC1


William T. Graham built this house in 1890. Robert Love Taylor bought it in 1892 and named it. He went from here to his third term as Governor. His brother, Alfred Alexander Taylor, bought it in 1900, living here until 1903. The latter was Governor from 1921 to 1923.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.