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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Beautiful Outside Weddings In a Country Setting


View More: http://brianschindler.pass.us/brad-and-liz-the-ramsey-house

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


    Please be advised the last tour starts at 3:00 pm, Wednesday thru Saturday



    For those that have a love of history, Ramsey House is looking for a part time person to work Saturdays and possibly one other day per week. Must be dependable; must have good people skills; must be able to make good decisions; work independently; and have good computer and social media skills (a must). Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information please call

    Judy at 865-546-0745.


    Closed for tours

    The Historic Ramsey House will be closed Saturday May 21st in preparation of the Jane Austen Tea being held Sunday May 22nd. Sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

    Always check our Calendar page for additional closings.


    Vintage Baseball

    img_0240We are looking forward to a great season of Vintage Baseball at Historic Ramsey House!  Games will be held at 12:00 and 2:30 on Sat. 4/9, Sat. 4/23, Sat. 6/18, Sat. 7/9, Sat. 8/6, and Sat. 8/27.  On Sun. 8/21, games will be held at 12:00, 2:30, and 4.




    Jane Austen Tea has been Cancelled


    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.


    Thank you to all who attended and all who helped to make this year’s events a success!


    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, education and interpretation for children as well as adults.

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