James White's Fort

Welcome to
James White’s Fort
The Birthplace
of Knoxville

Become a member of the Fort and support our mission of preservation of Knoxville’s First Home and our pioneer heritage through tours, events and educational programs.

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Rent the Fort
for your next
private event!

Plan your special event at James White’s Fort. Perfect for weddings, meetings, or other special events.

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Annual Membership & Board Meeting
May 28th at 11:30am

Members of James White’s Fort are invited to spend the afternoon enjoying lunch and hearing what the past year has been like for the Fort.

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Cherokee Heritage Day
June 27th
10am-3pm

Visit a Cherokee campsite, interact with members of the militia, tour the fort, and see a variety of pioneer skills displayed.

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