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Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Montvale Springs

 
 
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By Judith Barber, August 16, 2012
1. Montvale Springs Marker
Inscription. 7 ½ mi. S, this resort was termed the Saratoga of the South in stagecoach days. First advertised in 1832; Daniel Foute built a log hotel there in 1837. In 1853, Asa Watson, of Mississippi, built the Seven Gable Hotel. Sidney Lanier spent much of his boyhood there. The hotel burned in 1896, rebuilt in 1898, burned again in 1933. A boy’s summer camp is there now.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 56.)
 
Location. 35° 45.134′ N, 83° 58.475′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on Broadway Avenue (State Highway 33), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pride Mansion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Relief of Knoxville (about 300 feet away); Sam Houston Statue (about 400 feet away); William Bennett Scott, Sr. (about 600 feet away); New Providence Church (about 700 feet away); Maryville During the Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Where Houston Enlisted (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maryville Polytechnic School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
 
Also see . . .
Montvale Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 27, 2017
2. Montvale Springs Marker

1. Historic Montvale 1832 - 2014. (Submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Montvale Springs flows with history. (Submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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