Stamptuary Hall: John Sevier


Yesterday a teacher visiting the Capitol told me her school group was from John Sevier Middle School, and she was impressed when I was able to spell it correctly.

“He’s one of our statues!” I told her.

“First governor of Tennessee!” she said.

“You’ll see him on your tour today,” I said. His statue sits in Statuary Hall.

John Sevier

Sevier is on one postage stamp, featured alongside Andrew Jackson, Tennessee’s other contribution to the National Statuary Hall collection. Jackson, however, is on more than one stamp.

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About Laura

Paralegal with Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, frequent museum visitor, based in Washington, DC. I care about what museums can do, both in terms of public offerings and internal practices, to make the world a better place. I blog about museum education ("informed"), the social work of museums ("humane"), and visitor experience ("citizenry").
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