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


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


    Fire and Fright

    Saturday, October 10 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm

    This fall, Historic Ramsey House is hosting brand-new event, “Fire & Fright.”  Enjoy hot dogs, beverages, and s’mores as evening fades to night and listen to ghost stories around a bonfire.  English literature students from Pellissippi State Community College will be sharing original spooky tales.  Admission is $10 per adult (age 13 and over).  Children age 12 and under in the party of a paying adult will be admitted free.  All in attendance will receive one hot dog, one beverage, and one s’mores pack per person.  Join us for an evening of fun and spine-chilling entertainment!


    Upcoming Closures:


    Saturday, October 10 for tours 

    Saturday, October 17


    Always check our calendar page for additional closings.


    Christmas dinner

    Christmas Dinner with the Ramsey’s will be held December 4-8 starting at 7:30pm each night with a candlelight tour of the beautifully decorated home and  a lovely holiday dinner prepared by Rosa’s Catering. The dinner is to be in the 1797 home of Francis Alexander Ramsey one of the founders and first families of Knoxville. This is a great opportunity to entertain the special people in your life, employees or clients with a limit of ten guests. Individual tickets are also welcome. All proceeds go directly to Historic Ramsey House. Reservations are a must and done on a first come first serve basis. Tickets are $125 per person with $100 of that cost being a tax deductible donation. For more information call Historic Ramsey House at 865-546-0745 or our website www.ramseyhouse.com.


    Volunteers needed:

    Historic Ramsey House is looking for volunteers to help with upcoming special events, school tours, and tours for the general public. If you are interested in being a part of this great historic site and the exciting changes that we have coming in our future, please contact us at linda@ramseyhouse.org or 865-546-0745.

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    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, education and interpretation for children as well as adults.

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