Historic Ramsey House(865) 546-0745

Historic Ramsey House

Built in 1797 by the architect Thomas Hope for Colonel Francis Alexander Ramsey

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Annual Country Market

Antiques, Local Crafts, Local Produce, Plants, Flowers & More



Beautiful Outside Weddings In a Country Setting



Lovely Grounds to Stroll and a Pet Friendly Picnic Area to be Enjoyed!


    Ramsey House will be closed July 19th for a private event. Thank you.



    Dry Town Boys of Roane County vs. Knoxville Holstons. Game starts at noon.

    The rules are authentic for that time, the uniforms are period replicas and the laughs are never ending.  The event is open to the public at no charge. Ramsey House will have food and beverages available for sale to those that have the need for traditional ballpark snacks. You need only bring yourself, your family and friends along with lawn chairs or blankets. Come support our local team and enjoy an afternoon of family entertainment, history and fun centered on the game that has been so beloved for generations.

    House tours during the game will be only $5.00 and are scheduled for 11 am, 12, 1, and last tour at 2 pm.



    Call to Vendors We are celebrating our 50th Market this year and want it to be bigger and better than ever. If you are and artist, crafter, antique dealer or a food vendor and want to be a part of this long established event, please call 865-546-0745 or email judy@ramseyhouse.org. Our fees are reasonable & we provide security. Set up starts on Friday. Saturday September 13, 10am – 4pm Sunday September 14, 11am – 3pm If you have a specialty food concession we would be particularly interested in hearing from you.

    Ramsey House is looking for vendors who sell apples and apple products (Pies, breads, pastries, cookies, etc) If you or someone you know sells these products please call Ramsey House at 865-546-0745.



    See the new Visit Knoxville video on the Historic Homes of Knoxville.

    Historic Ramsey House

    Mission Statement

    The purpose and mission of the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities at Historic Ramsey House is to restore, maintain and preserve the historic structure, its gardens, and its dependencies; to interpret the early life and culture of early Tennessee and the important role of the Ramsey Family; to interpret the built environment and encourage interest in preservation; to help preserve the folkways of the region, and the arts, crafts and skills of the period interpreted in the house (1790-1820) and to link the past to the future through preservation.

    n, education and interpretation for children as well as adults.

    We Would Like To Thank Our Supporters



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