Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, and the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured 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 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.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 30 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.