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Blue Ridge Historic Sites
Sites of Interest in Appalachian Tennessee
Many opportunities for outdoor recreation and festivals abound in the Blue Ridge Mountains of eastern Tennessee – however, many historic sites pop up quite frequently as well.
Historic districts, living museums, and Appalachian artifacts are found throughout eastern Tennessee, and we can be your guides.
Established in 1934 as a national park, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to many a historic site. The park features four historic areas: Cades Cove Historic District, Elkmont Historic District, Roaring Fork Historic District, and the Noah Ogle Place.
Tour the Cades Cove Historic District along the 11-mile loop trail, and check out the John Oliver Cabin, the John Cable Grist Mill, the Becky Cable House, and many other historic structures. Check out the Alfred Reagan Place in Roaring Fork, the Noah "Bud" Ogle Place historic home, and many historic cottages in Elkmont.
Many sites in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are also found on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Walker Sisters Place, Mayna Treanor Avent Studio, and the Little Greenbrier School.
Townsend is home to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and the Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum, while Knoxville hosts plenty of must-sees like the East Tennessee History Center, the William Blount Mansion, and the historic Tennessee Theatre.
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