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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sevierville

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Sevierville Marker
Inscription.  Settled about 1783, this town, first called "Forks of Little Pigeon," was organized as county seat of Sevier Co.,1795. Indian trader, Isaac Thomas' home was first courthouse, fort and tavern. Jas. McMahon gave 25 acre tract for the town, which was later named for John Sevier, first governor of the State.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1B44.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 52.125′ N, 83° 33.905′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on W Main St (U.S. 441). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37876, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Atchley (here, next to this marker); Timothy Reagan (a few steps from this marker); James McMahan (a few steps from this marker); Isaac Thomas (a few steps from
Sevierville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Sevierville Marker
this marker); William M. Whaley (a few steps from this marker); The Mayors of the City of Sevierville (within shouting distance of this marker); James Crawford Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Dockery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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