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The 2013 Statehood Day Schedule of Events is posted below, please click the image and feel free to print it out!
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 during the Battle of Kings Mountain (1780), a key player & Governor of the short-lived State of Franklin (1784-1788), and ultimately was elected to serve as the first Governor of the State of Tennessee (1796).
Marble Springs was the approximate 350-acre farm that Sevier lived on from 1801-1815, the last years of his life. 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.
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. These structures include: the Tavern, Loom House, Smoke House, Spring House & the John Sevier Cabin and detached kitchen.
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.
We specialize in facilitating programs for school, scout & other youth-oriented groups. Contact us if you would like to schedule a field trip to Marble Springs for your organization.
Site rentals are available for weddings, wedding receptions, private parties & family functions. Contact us today for our rental policies & pricing.
Check our ‘Upcoming Events’ tab for all upcoming programs & activities that will be held at Marble Springs.