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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Dickson-Williams Mansion - Greeneville, TN

Dickson-Williams Mansion - Greeneville, TN

According to the historic marker:

Designed and constructed (1815-21) by Irish craftsmen Thomas Battersby and John Hoy, this house was built by Greeneville's first postmaster, William Dickson, for his daughter, Catharine (Mrs. Alexander Williams). Marquis de LaFayette, Presidents Jackson and Polk, Henry Clay, David Crockett, and Frances Hodgsen Burnett were visitors. It served as headquarters for both Confederate and Union officers. Confederate General John Hunt Morgan spent his last night here before being killed in the garden on September 4, 1864.

This is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Greeneville Historic District.

Dickson-Williams Mansion - Greeneville, TN

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