Rock Castle

Rock Castle

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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 Places and is open to the public.

Daniel Smith

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.

External links

* [ Official Historic Rock Castle website]

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