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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Cherokee Heritage Day
June 27th

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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Sons of the
July 4 at 10:00am

On July 4th the Fort will host a Sons of the Revolution Service. The Service will be in the Courtyard of James White’s Fort to celebrate the 239th Birthday of the United States. The event begins at 10 am. The event is Free Admission, but donations are always accepted.

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