“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Montvale Springs

Montvale Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
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 1 E 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); New Providence Church (about 700 feet away); William Bennett Scott, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maryville During the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Houston Enlisted (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedman's Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Craig's Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photo   1. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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