Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General Sam Houston
March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863
Born In Rockbridge County VA
Moved To TN in 1807
Taught At This Schoolhouse In 1812
Attended Porter Academy In 1813
Joined Army In 1813 In Maryville, TN
Studied Law In Nashville, TN In 1818
U.S. Rep. TN 1823–27; U.S. Sen. TX 1846–57
Governor TN 1827–29; TX 1859–61
Resigned As TN Governor, Moved To TX
President Of TX 1836–38; 1841–44
Died, Buried In Huntsville, TX
Presented by the Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse Guild
Erected 2006 by Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse Guild.
Location. 35° 48.113′ N, 83° 54.114′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on Old Sam Houston School Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3650 Old Sam Houston School Road, Maryville TN 37804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Gillespy's Fort (approx. 4.6 miles away); Craig Fort - 1785 (approx. 4.7 miles away); John Craig's Fort (approx. 4.7 miles away); Maryville College Where Houston Enlisted (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
Also see . . .
1. State Owned Historic Sites. (Submitted on July 16, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Sam Houston. (Submitted on July 16, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
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