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Tellico Blockhouse State Historic Site

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Off Highway 411, Vonore, TN
+1 423-884-6217
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Wonderful History

Across the lake from Fort Loudon. Short drive and even shorter walk but is worth it to see for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dwcraig1
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Time Travel Location !!

Fantastic! If you want a view, you got it. If you want history, you got it. If you want to walk... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Kevin J
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Odessa, United States
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2 weeks ago
“Wonderful History”
May 25, 2017
“Time Travel Location !!”
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Off Highway 411, Vonore, TN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Across the lake from Fort Loudon. Short drive and even shorter walk but is worth it to see for a few mins. It helps tie in the Fort Loudn story

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Fantastic! If you want a view, you got it. If you want history, you got it. If you want to walk where your Cherokee ancestors walked - you got it! Drawings of the blockhouse allow you to walk through history where ancestors and neighbors walked,...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2016

This was truly a wonderful experience, don't understand why the rest of these reviewers are giving it a bad rep!It has been greatly improved, and is meant to be a simple location that shows where it was, kind of as a land marker. Interesting stop,...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

There really isn't much to see here. Just an outline of the blockhouse. It's okay, but if you miss it do be disappointed. It is across the water from Ft. Loudon State Park.

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Reviewed May 21, 2016

As another review said "Not much to see", this may be true if you do not try to learn at least a small amount of history about this spot. Completed in 1794, the blockhouse operated until 1807 with the purpose of keeping the peace between...More

3  Thank judy177
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

No guides, no visitors center, not enough signage. Beautiful peaceful area, worth a quick stop if in the area, but don't go out of your way for it.

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Reviewed September 12, 2015

The site contains the excavated remains of the Tellico Blockhouse. It was built in the late 1700's and served as a re-education facility for the Cherokee Nation. It was the plan of the U.S. government to have the Cherokee live like the white man. As...More

3  Thank NatureChaser
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Reviewed January 11, 2015

Okay, so you guys might know that I reviewed Fort Loudoun, so I thought that a visit to the TB might be worth it ,and it was!!!! ~Aquamarine Mermaid~

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Reviewed October 5, 2014

Tellico Blockhouse was constructed by the United States in 1794 and was occupied until 1807. It stands across the Little Tennessee river, at the confluence of Nine Mile Creek, from Fort Loudoun, a British fort which was in ruins by the time the Blockhouse was...More

4  Thank Steve W
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