James White's Fort

James White's Fort

Welcome to James White’s Fort
The Birthplace of Knoxville

The Holidays are coming and we are booking for your events.
Come tour James White’s Fort and see how you can Make History here!


Looking for a unique gift for the holidays?  Getting ready for the holidays?  Add a little Fort in your holiday cheer.  Help save a shingle by donating $15.00 to JWFort for a custom crafted Christmas Ornament. Order Now to get them in time for decorating and gift giving. Very Limited quantities available.
Makes a great stocking stuffer too!


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Recently named one of Knoxville’s Top 10 Best Attractions!

Become a member of the Fort and support our mission of preservation of Knoxville’s First Home and our pioneer heritage through tours, events and educational programs.

You will find membership categories on this link.


James White’s Fort is a proud Member of the Arts & Culture Alliance.

We thank the City of Knoxville and Knox County for their support.   

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