June 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Historic locations in Knoxville and East Tennessee celebrate Statehood Day with free admission, tours, and events. The sites include places of historical significance in the exciting journey from the creation of our country to the founding of our state.
The Historic Homes of Knoxville include: Blount Mansion, Crescent Bend, James White’s Fort, Mabry-Hazen House, Marble Springs, Ramsey House, and Historic Westwood. Each site will have individual ways of celebrating the birth of Tennessee. Please check with each home as to the date/time their event will take place.
This is a free museum day to the public, with self guided tours. Tennesseeans for Living History volunteers will be demonstrating the lifestyle of 1796: Open Hearth and Fire Pit Cooking, Blacksmithing, Weaving, Spinning and other pioneer era tasks. Donations gladly accepted.
Take the bus from any part of Knoxville to Knoxville Station on Church Avenue. Hop on the Blue Line Trolley. Get off at Hill Avenue before Volunteer Landing Lane.