James White's Fort

James White's Fort

HearthScares Tour

The Walking Tour of Ghostly Knoxville

Come and join the spirits for a tour of Downtown Knoxville’s scariest landmarks. The tours which last approximately one and a half hours each, will visit the sites of some of Knoxville’s best kept secrets. Stories for this year include; the legend of Knoxville’s own Frankenstein, Knoxville’s first mass murderer, John Roberts, and the Spirit of the Tennessee Theatre. This year’s tour will also include the story of “Hank’s Last Ride” and will be about one and a half miles in length. All tours began and end at James White’s Fort located at the intersection of Hill Avenue and Hall of Fame Drive. Ample free parking is available for tour participants at the Fort. Tours are given October 17th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, 29th & 30th. Tours will depart at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Each tour will end with a marshmallow roast around the fires at the Fort. Admission for Adults 16 and over will be $10.00 and $6.00 for children ages 6–15. Reservations are requested for large groups of 12 or more and may be made by calling the Fort at 525–6514.

RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW BEFORE THE GHOSTS AND GOBLINS DO!

In case of inclement weather, please call James White’s Fort to find out if the tour is cancelled (865) 525-6514.