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Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Amis House

 
 
Amis House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
1. Amis House Marker
Inscription.  

About 1 1/2 miles south is the stone house built by Thomas Amis between 1781 & 1783. He was Captain and Commissary of North Carolina troops in the Revolution; an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati, and legislator. He established here distillery, forge, store and tavern, at which many notables stopped.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 36° 24.894′ N, 82° 59.346′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Burem Pike, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Hawkins County Milestone (approx. ¾ mile away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (approx. one mile away); Alexander Peter Stewart (approx. one mile away); Hawkins County, Tennessee (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rogersville Engagements (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rogersville Town Well (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. William Henderson Franklin (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Amis1744-1797. (Submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Amis House: A Treasured Hawkins County Landmark by Rodney Ferrell. (Submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Amis House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
2. Amis House
Amis House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
3. Amis House
Amis House - Gun holes in cellar door image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
4. Amis House - Gun holes in cellar door
United Methodist Historic Site No. 498 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
5. United Methodist Historic Site No. 498
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   5. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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