Historic Ramsey House

2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914, USA

About Historic Ramsey House

    Historic Ramsey House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The site consists of 101.5 acres; a historic house restored and furnished to the period of Francis Alexander Ramsey’s occupancy (1797-1820), one of the first families to settle the Knoxville area, and a Visitor Center located in a beautiful country setting.

    Built in 1797 of locally sourced pink marble and blue limestone, Ramsey House was indeed known as the “finest house in Tennessee”. Because of its architectural sophistication and relative opulence, Ramsey House welcomed many diplomats and important guests through its doors. Once considered an anomaly among log cabins and wooden structures, the house stands today as a reminder of the enduring Ramsey Family Legacy.

    The foundational contributions of Colonel Ramsey and his sons are significant, and include founding trustee of the institution that would become the University of Tennessee, Tennessee’s premier historian, and first popularly elected Mayo

    Historic Ramsey House

    Our Address

    2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914, USA

    Welcome to Historic Ramsey House Take a Tour!

    Guided tours of the house and grounds are led daily by trained staff, extolling the site’s uniquely imported architectural style, historical significance, and the character of life in early Tennessee with the home’s compelling characters, residents, and visitors.

    Historic Ramsey House

    2614 Thorngrove Pike Knoxville, TN 37914

    (865) 546-0745


    Wed – Sat
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Last Tour at 3:00 pm
    (Closed Most Holidays)

    Closed January and February

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