James White's Fort

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James White’s Fort
The Birthplace
of Knoxville

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18th Century Food Preservation
Techniques Workshop
with Jim Buckenmyer

James White’s Fort will be offering another fun and informative hands on workshop. We will be exploring ways used to make your harvest last throughout the year. Participants will experience all aspects of preparing and preserving food in the same way the early settlers did. We will cover pickling, salting, drying, smoking and more.

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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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Game Day Parking
available all season!

Did you know that James White’s Fort offers parking for UT home games for only $10? Space is limited.

James White’s Fort is closed to tours during UT home football games due to parking and traffic congestion.

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