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Tusculum in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Samuel Doak House

 
 
Samuel Doak House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Guderian, August 10, 2009
1. Samuel Doak House Marker
Inscription. The house was begun by the Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak and occupied by the elder Samuel Doak until his death 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.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 60.)
 
Location. 36° 10.505′ N, 82° 45.891′ W. Marker is in Tusculum, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Erwin Highway (Tennessee Route 107) and Rufe Taylor Road, on the right when traveling east on Erwin Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 690 Erwin Highway, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tusculum College (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tusculum College (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Gloucester (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hendersonís Station
Samuel Doak House image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Guderian, August 10, 2009
2. Samuel Doak House
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Harmony House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Harmony Graveyard (approx. 3.6 miles away); Capitol of State of Franklin (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Doak entries in the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. (Submitted on September 14, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Guderian of Belleville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Guderian of Belleville, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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