Marble Springs Historic Site

Marble Springs State Historic Site is the last remaining home of John Sevier.  Born in Virginia in 1745, John Sevier made a name for himself as a Revolutionary War Hero and ultimately 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.  


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Tour Marble Springs!

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.  

Marble Springs State Historic Site

1220 W. Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920

(865) 573-5508

Tour Hours

Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm 

Sunday: 12pm-5pm 

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