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Address: 200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1812
Phone Number: (865) 525-2375
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Interesting Historic Spot

We were fortunate to have our own private tour of this unique early Governor's home. Further, our guide was doing his first tour, so his instructor went along, which meant that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2016
Nancy W
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Mendenhall
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Hamel
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145 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Not a mansion by typical standards but very upscale for its time period. There is an admission charge. There is limited parking. Period furnishings and guided tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Blount Mansion gives tours to educate visitors about the first governor of Tennessee and the founding of the state. Christmas time is the best time to visit, when it is decorated for the holidays. It is a gem of the past in the middle of a bustling city.

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Mendenhall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were fortunate to have our own private tour of this unique early Governor's home. Further, our guide was doing his first tour, so his instructor went along, which meant that we got to learn a great deal about Governor Blount! Both guides were friendly and pleasant to interact with. This unique individual was someone we had known nothing about,... More 

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1 Thank Nancy W
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I love history and for anyone that is interested in the past this is a wonderful site. We had a wonderful tour. This is a beautiful house.

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Thank mpcconsulteng
Knoxville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Touring the Blount Mansion is a family tradition. We are a 5th generation Knoxvillian family. So each generation takes the next generation. The guided tour is very informative, and reminds our children of how far we have come.

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Thank D M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Everything seemed to be period specific. They have done their research and are doing their best building up what they have. The guide for our tour genuinely cared about the history and shared fun and interesting stories and facts with the historical aspects. She did a great job.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Overlooking Tennessee River off Knoxville's main CBD street this colonial has been lovingly saved by and cared for by the women of Knoxville. Gardens are cared for by Knoxville Garden Club (GCA). Paint colors and interior furniture and decorations are period perfect.

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1 Thank horizonseeker2016
Noosa Heads
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This was an interesting building in so much it was the first frame building built in the region in 1797. It is not large and quite basic as you might expect and looks over the river.

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1 Thank Oldjack
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

It is incredible that the birthplace of Tennessee still keeps watch over downtown Knoxville, two hundred twenty years after statehood! Writer Jack Neely and musician Jack Rentfro celebrated last week in word and music with a bunch of happy visitors. What a great treasure for the city and the state! Gardens are beautiful treat for city.

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1 Thank AWP2221
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

The Blount Mansion is beautifully decorated with antiques. It's a great place to visit if you are wanting some history and Appalachian culture in your visit to Knoxville.

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