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Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

Tristan Scott Cooper at John Sevier Days

Life of General John Sevier: Francis Marion Turner: 9781570720581: Amazon.com

John Sevier Home

Marble Springs State Historic Site

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The Posterity Project: John Sevier's miracle elixir cures what ales you...

Gov. John Sevier's farm home

Smoky Mountan Art by Ken Schulz

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Governor John Sevier

Sevierville: 50 Years of History

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U.S. MNH BLOCK OF 4 SC#941 ANDREW JACKSON JOHN SEVIER stamp

"Bear" at John Sevier Days

An occasional series of blog posts published on "The Posterity Project" focusing on the subject of historical memory and Tennessee's first Governor, John Sevier.

TN governor John Sevier was a gentleman born and bred; and in his veins flowed some of the best blood of the French and English nations.

Heroes of American History - Written to convey the feelings and ideas of the people of those times, these stories tell us about American history and hold our interest with chapters on Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, Nathanael Greene, John Paul Jones, Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark, John Sevier, Robert Fulton, and more. The topics covered include the Revolutionary War, the expanding frontier, the Wilderness Road and the Erie Canal, along with the coming of trains and railroads, & the telegraph.

The Posterity Project: John Sevier's miracle elixir cures what ales you...

Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

Panorama of John Sevier Cabin in South Knoxville

Sevier Station is where my 6th Great-Grand-Aunt, Jemima Russell Sevier(1720-1803) lived with her husband Valentine Sevier (1702-1803). The house was built in 1792 in Clarksville, TN, and there is a historical marker for it: www.waymarking.co... She is the sister of my 6th GGF William Russell JR. She is the stepmother of the infamous Governor John Sevier (1745-1815)

Mingus Mill and flume, near Oconaluftee in the Great Smoky Mountains. The flume transports water from Mingus Creek to the mill's turbine. The mill was constructed in 1886 by Sevier County, Tennessee millwright Sion Thomas Early for John Mingus, the son of the area's first Euro-American settler. (Brian Stansberry, photographer)

Mingus Mill and flume, near Oconaluftee in the Great Smoky Mountains. The flume transports water from Mingus Creek to the mill's turbine. The mill was constructed in 1886 by Sevier County, Tennessee millwright Sion Thomas Early for John Mingus, the son of the area's first Euro-American settler. (Brian Stansberry, photographer)

"Front page printing of the Federal Act admitting Tennessee to the United States, signed in script type, “G. Washington, President of the United States.” Thus, slave-holding Tennessee becomes the 16th State in the Union. Former Governor of the State of Franklin, John Sevier, is chosen first Governor of Tennessee. In a partisan Federalist move, Tennessee is permitted just one congressman for the first four years of statehood! "

Caleb Rule was 24 years old at the time of the sinking of the Sultana. He survived due to being a great swimmer and lived to become a preacher at several churches in Sevier and Blount counties. He lived to the age of 72. His 20 year old brother John who could not swim drown in the icey waters and his body was never found.

John N. Walker 1821-1921 Sevier County, Tennessee. Father of the Walker Sisters of Little Greenbrier.