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Historic Houses in Tennessee

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Make history come alive. Visit the historic houses and museums of Tennessee and get connected with the past.
  • Belmont Mansion

    Dedicated to the history of Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham. Find touring and hours information.

  • Confederate Memorial Hall (Bleak House)

    Served as General Longstreet's headquarters during the Siege of Knoxville in 1863. Includes history of the house, news, events/photos, FAQs, virtual tour and information for visitors.

  • Falcon Rest Mansion

    Solid-brick 10,000-square-foot mansion of Clay Faulkner and his wife Mary. Considered "Tennessee's Biltmore".

  • Historic Rugby Village

    Refurbished Victorian village founded by British author and social reformer Thomas Hughes in 1880.

  • John and Landon Carter Mansion

    Mansion built in 1777 is the oldest standing frame house in the state. Tours include the historic gardens behind the home.

  • Lotz House

    Civil war house museum built in 1858 by master carpenter and a piano maker Johann Albert Lotz. He used the home to show his skills as a carpenter.

  • Ramsey House

    Francis Alexander Ramsey had this home built by Knoxville's first builder Thomas Hope in 1797.

  • Tipton-Hayes State Historic Site

    Eleven building site tells the areas history from settlement to the Civil War. Includes the log cabin of Colonel John Tipton, loom house, springhouse, smokehouse, pigsty, and log barn.

  • Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum

    French Victorian mansion built in 1870 on "Millionaires Row". Host tours and wedding/events.

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