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Sevier, John
Section 3
ID # 30030

 

Historical Stone Marker
Erected by A. W. Putnam

 

Sevier
Noble and successful defender of the early
settlers of Tennessee. The First and
for Twelve years Governor; Representative in
Congress; Commissioner in Many Treaties with
the Indians.  He served his Country for
Forty years faithfully and usefully and in
her service died.

Admirer of Patriotism and Merit
Unequalled erects this.

 

History

John Sevier died on September 24, 1815,
while on a mission in the Alabama Territory
to establish the Creek boundary.  He was
buried on the eastern bank of the

Tallapossa River near Decatur.

 

Recorded 2005

 

For more information on John Sevier, CLICK HERE for information from the Tennessee Encyclopedia.

CLICK HERE
for article from the Nashville Daily Gazette, September 7, 1851, regarding this monument.

CLICK HERE for article from The Nashville Retrospect
written by Gordon Belt.

 


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