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James White's Fort

Located on East Hill Avenue, this was the first settlement in the area. It was the home of General James White, who founded Knoxville in 1786. The fort consists of seven log houses, each containing pioneer articles and furnishings.

Open Monday through Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm in March through December; hours vary the rest of the year. Closed major holidays.

Location: 205 E. Hill Ave., Knoxville Tennessee 37915 Telephone 865-525-6514

Other History nearby:
(Pigeon Forge)
Carbo's Police Museum
Cherokee Marker
East Tennessee Historical Society Museum
James White's Fort
Lenoir Museum
Marble Springs

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