Ramsey House - 1E 99 - Knoxville, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut
N 35° 58.065 W 083° 49.643
17S E 245037 N 3984068
Quick Description: Ramsey House historical marker located next to the Dollar General on East Governor John Sevier Hwy.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2021 12:34:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM13VKP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:

Ramsey House

.2 mile east is the handsome two-story pink marble and blue limestone house built in 1797 by Francis A. Ramsey (1764-1820), pioneer settler, surveyor, college trustee, banker and public official. Ramsey served under four governments - North Carolina, State of Franklin< Southwest Territory, State of Tennessee. The structure also became the property and residence of his sons, Dr. James G.M> Ramsey, physician-historian, and William B.A. Ramsey, Knoxville's first elected mayor.

The house is actually open for tours Wed-Sat 10-4 for a small admission. Here is the official website for the house http://www.ramseyhouse.org/

Marker Name: Ramsey House

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: 1E 99

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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