Sam Houston's Boyhood Home in Blount County

TitleSam Houston's Boyhood Home in Blount County
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsMcKenzie, Adele
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number3
Date Publishedautumn
SubjectsBlount County, Cemeteries, Land tenure, Pioneer families

Describes the Houston family's arrival in Blount County, the land they acquired, the cabin they built, Sam's times with the Cherokee, his military career, his visits home after serving as Tennessee governor, and the eventual fate of the land. Includes two photographs of the area.


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