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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
Odessa, United States
Learn The History

As another review said "Not much to see", this may be true if you do not try to learn at least a... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2016
Cookeville, Tennessee
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Nov 5, 2018
“Fascinating archeological remains in a beautiful setting”
Jun 25, 2018
“Quick trip”
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Located on the shore of the lake, this historic site is a short easy walk from the parking area. It is a quiet uncluttered place which frees the brain to imagine what life was like centuries ago when this fortification was built to promote peace...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed June 25, 2018

What do I say about the blockhouse, well it doesn't take long to experience it. While I know it is a part of history, I believe you have to be a serious history buff to enjoy this. Its just a bounch of remnants of old...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Scott E
Reviewed June 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dwcraig1
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

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Kevin J
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank travelergirl62
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.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank James G
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

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank judy177
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank LMom1
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

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank NatureChaser
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~

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank Aquamarine M
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