Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Gillespie Stone House

Marker ID: THC 1A 74
Location: U.S. 11E Washington County, near Limestone Station
County: Washington
Waymark: None


This was built 1792 for George Gillespie by Seth Smith a Quaker stone mason from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. An early fort originally stood on the site, and was the dividing line between Washington and Greene Counties in 1783. This house was purchased in 1842 by Jacob Klepper and has been preserved by his descendants.