Amis House (Rogersville, Tennessee)
|Location||Burem Road (127 W Bear Hollow Road), Rogersville, Tennessee|
|Area||8 acres (3.2 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||73001786|
|Added to NRHP||June 19, 1973|
In addition to his stone house, which also served as an inn for travelers, Amis established a tavern, general store, distillery, saw mill, and grist mill. The property was surrounded by a palisade for protection from possible attack by Native Americans.
The Amis House property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Ownership of Amis House has remained in the Amis family. Current owners are Jake and Wendy Jacobs; Wendy is a descendant of Thomas Amis. Tours of the home and grounds are offered.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Sketch of First Community Leaders to the Period of 1887" (Transcribed from an undated clipping from the Rogersville Review newspaper).
- McNamara, Billie (1996). "A Brief Overview of Hawkins County's Early History". Hawkins County Land Grant Books 1 & 2, 1787-1819.
- "About Thomas Amis House". Thomas Amis House website. Retrieved December 7, 2013.
- Goodspeed, History of East Tennessee. (Knoxville: 1887).
- Price, Henry, Old Rogersville: An Illustrated History of Rogersville, Tennessee. Vol. I. (Rogersville: 2001).
- Price, Henry, Hawkins County: A Pictorial History. (Rogersville: 1996).
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