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Address: 4812 Orebank Road, Kingsport, TN
Phone Number: 423-288-6071
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Nice history spot

Neat history place to take a small group of younger children!! I went with a boyscout troop and it was a lot of fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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kingsport
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Neat history place to take a small group of younger children!! I went with a boyscout troop and it was a lot of fun!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a very nice historic site. Events are held here often. A city jewel. I don't go often, so can't say much. But I have bought things at the events, and have enjoyed them.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I found the living history to be very interesting, with the volunteers ready take you back in time for a lesson in the not so good ole days of living and hard work .

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

So much for so little! Volunteers stay in character as they cook, sew, and spin. Blacksmith is busy at the forge hammering horseshoes and nails. Games with crazy names are organized for children and adults. Music from fiddles and dulcimers fill the air. Of course, you can buy one of those new-fangled sausages that fit in a bun from a... More 

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Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Exchange Place Living History Farm is the best place to visit in Kingsport. Their volunteers interpret mid-19th Century farm life as they take you into buildings that are almost 200 years old. But it is still a working farm, with animals and an active garden. Be sure to visit during their festivals (5 each year) and on weekend afternoons... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Exchange Place is so interesting. It's like stepping back into history. P. Buckley Moss was so impressed that she made a painting of it. Suitable and enjoyable for all ages.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

A very educational place to take the kids and have fun. Entrance is only $1.00 (.50 for kids). The site has animals, gardens and very historical buildings.

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TriCities, TN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

A restoration of our past to the days of stage coach (where horses were exchanged to stay fresh) and money was exchanged back when each state printed its own. The cabin, barn, school room, spring and springhouse, remain vibrant and active.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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137 reviews 137 reviews
39 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Wonderful learning experiences to be had here. Love the cabins and sheep.

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Tennessee
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132 reviews 132 reviews
39 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

A look back to the early days of Kingsport. Exchange Place represents and has recreated a replica of where earlier travelers wound their way into this area. It's a historic reproduction of farming and buildings.

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