Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Where Houston Enlisted
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission and The Major James Houston Chapter, USD of 1812. (Marker Number 1E16.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • War of 1812 • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1860.
Location. 35° 45.362′ N, 83° 58.269′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Cusick St., on the right when traveling west on Broadway Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Philippe's Visit (within shouting distance of this marker); General Sam Houston Blount County War Dead Memorial (about 800 feet away); “Battle of the Bulge” World War II Veterans of Blount County (about 800 feet away); Blount County Revolutionary War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Maryville During the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Providence Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Bennett Scott, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
Also see . . . Sam Houston - Lone Star Internet. (Submitted on March 19, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,529 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.