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Tipton-Haynes Historic Site

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I love local history and this place is full of it. Learn about Revolutionary War era, when NE... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Johnson City, Tennessee
I go to the site monthly. There is always something new and it is just a very relaxing place to visit

Get on their mailer or call about their events they have several during the year and i have never... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Johnson City, Tennessee
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2620 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-7585
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love local history and this place is full of it. Learn about Revolutionary War era, when NE Tennessee was State of Franklin for about 6 years and old fashioned ways things were done. Fascinating.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Get on their mailer or call about their events they have several during the year and i have never been disappointed. Admission is small and benefit is great.

Thank tnmike7465
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very good tour guide who knew everything about whatever I asked. No role playing weirdness like at another local historic site so I wasn't uncomfortable experiencing the site.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

If you have never heard of the state named after the inventor/publisher/statesman on the $100 bill, this is the place to come. A small museum with the history of the attempt to become the 14th state in the union circa 1784-89. Learn about armed insurrection...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Enjoyed learning of the history in this area, especially the State of Franklin. We did the self-guided tour and could mosey along at our own pace and peek in the building windows. The site appears to be well-kept. Also enjoyed the Michaux nature trail.

Thank SLS864
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this local historic site at the recommendation of a local tour company - Appalachian GhostWalks. We took the tour of the site and plan to return to do the Ghost and History Tour offered by our referring source as soon as our time...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We had an excellent guide who was very informative about the history and residents of the Tipton-Haynes families. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. I would highly reccomend a visit for couples or families who enjoy our country's history and the families that make...More

1  Thank Roger P
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Typical artifacts from a family in this area. Guided tour unavailable due to staff shortage. Could not view inside buildings on self-guided tour. Videos did not work in the mueseum.

Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a good one time visit opportunity to see things from our past heritage. There are special activities at times that may draw you back. A small cave on the property is a cool thing for a family with younger children to explore.

Thank Sapper2016
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We were unaware of the Tipton family history and its impact on Northeast Tennessee until we were persuaded to visit the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site. Located at 2620 South Roan Street in Johnson City, the site includes a house originally built in 1784 by Colonel...More

3  Thank Taylor B
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