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Address: 4812 Orebank Road, Kingsport, TN
Phone Number: 423-288-6071
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Colonial farm and old stage coach stop

Interesting history and in a lovely setting. Of interest to photographers for sure. Animals and heritage plants of the time period.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2015
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Interesting history and in a lovely setting. Of interest to photographers for sure. Animals and heritage plants of the time period.

Thank Irislady2015
northeast Tennessee
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We enjoy going to the spring plant sale here. We have been the last two years. You can buy several varieties of heirloom tomatoes and lots of other vegetable plants. You can buy flowers and some wildflowers. There are also lots of crafts for sale and some demonstrations. I have taken kindergarten groups here for field trips in the past... More 

Thank TNhoneybear
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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

Thank happyinTennessee321
Kingsport, Tennessee
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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.

Thank Heather K
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 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 .

1 Thank foodnfun2015
Kingsport, Tennessee
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 

2 Thank Sue T
Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 

4 Thank SMA236
Bristol, Tennessee
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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.

2 Thank lmblake
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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.

3 Thank Richard A
TriCities, TN
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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.

2 Thank NameItBeenThere

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