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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Valentine Sevier Home

 
 
Valentine Sevier Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
1. Valentine Sevier Home Marker
Inscription. Oldest house standing in Greeneville. Built circa 1795 by Valentine Sevier, wealthy political leader and philanthropist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, it was later owned by President Andrew Johnson. After the War Between the States it became the residence of the Marshall, Arnold, O'Keefe and Susong families, including Quincy Marshall O'Keefe and Edith O'Keefe Susong, only mother and daughter in the Tennesse Newspaper Hall of Fame.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 65.)
 
Location. 36° 9.699′ N, 82° 49.915′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 35/107), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 South Main Street, Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Home of the 17th President (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Homestead Grounds (within shouting
Valentine Sevier Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
2. Valentine Sevier Home Marker
distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving the President’s Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); McKee Street "Flagship of Greeneville Mayoralty" (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Classic American La France (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Valentine Sevier Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
3. Valentine Sevier Home Marker
Valentine Sevier Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
4. Valentine Sevier Home and Marker
Valentine Sevier Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
5. Valentine Sevier Home and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on March 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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