- Rock Castle
name = Rock Castle
location = SE of Hendersonville on Indian Lake Rd
July 8, 1970
refnum = 70000619
Rock Castle, located in Hendersonville, Sumner County,
Tennessee, is the former home of Daniel Smith. Construction began in 1784; its completion was delayed by Indian attacks until 1791. It is listed with the National Register of Historic Placesand is open to the public.
Daniel Smith served as a captain in
Lord Dunmore's War, colonel in the American Revolution, and Brigadier General of the militia in the Mero District. He was a member of the committee to frame the U.S. Bill of Rights, Territorial Secretary of State, and U.S. Senator. He also surveyed land boundaries in Middle Tennessee.
*"Sumner County Fact Book 2007-2008". "The News Examiner" & "The Hendersonville Star News". 2007.
* [http://www.historicrockcastle.com/ Official Historic Rock Castle website]
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