Historic Landmark: Historic Places in Sevier County
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There are 36 places in Sevier County, TN listed on the Historic Register. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
Buckingham House is located West of Sevierville on Sevierville Pike. This was the 1st place in Sevier County to be listed on the historic register on March 18, 1971. This home was built by Thomas Bucking-ham. In the early 1790s, Thomas Bucking-ham established a large farm between Boyd's Creek and Sevierville. Buckingham went on to become the county's first sheriff.
Clingmans Dome Observation Tower found on Clingmans Dome Road is the most recent to be placed on the historic register. It was listed on August 15, 2012. At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Moun-tains National Park. It is the highest point in Tennessee, and the third highest moun-tain east of the Mississippi.