Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Samuel Doak House

Marker ID: THC 1C 60
Location: TN 107, Washington County, .3 mile south of Tusculum College
County: Washington
Waymark: None


The house was begun by the Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak and occupied by the elder Samuel Doak until his dellt\in 1829. It remained in the Doak family until Tusculum College acquired the property. Tusculum College was founded in 1818; fifty years later Greeneville College, which was founded by the Rev. Hezekiah Balch in 1794, merged with Tusculum College