Marble Springs State Historic Site is also known as the Gov. John Sevier Home. Born in Virginia in 1745, John Sevier made a name for himself as a Revolutionary War Hero, frontier militia commander, and was elected to serve as the first Governor of the State of Tennessee (1796). Sevier named his farm Marble Springs because of the Tennessee Rose Marble that was quarried on site and the natural springs that flowed on the property.
Tours begin at the top of the hour at the Trading Post gift shop. Last tour starts an hour before close.
While visiting Marble Springs, you will have the opportunity to tour several historic structures that are designed to represent various aspects of John Sevier’s life & times.
Visit the Marble Springs Trading Post to find unique gifts, interesting books & educational toys that will help to bring the 18th century into the 21st century.
1220 W. Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920
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