Directory of Local Organizations

Print this listing Print     Email this listing E-mail     Download this listing to spreadsheet Download (csv)
 Your search for located the following organization:
Historic Ramsey House, Knoxville Chapter APTA
http://www.ramseyhouse.org (opens in new window)
2614 Thorngrove Pk
Knoxville, TN  37914
865-546-0745

Contact: Kelley Weatherley-Sinclair, Director
Phone: 865-546-0745
Email: director@ramseyhouse.org

Second Contact: Sue Jones
Email: info@ramseyhouse.org
Phone: 546-0745


Subjects: HISTORIC PRESERVATION, HISTORY, MUSEUMS

Comments: Responsible for the restoration and preservation of Ramsey House, built in 1797; brochures, videos, speakers, tours, exhibits, etc.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Blount Mansion Association (Blount Mansion Association)
http://www.blountmansion.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1703
Knoxville, TN  37901
525-2375
Location, if other than mailing address: 200 W. Hill Avenue
Contact: David Hearnes, Exec Director
Phone: 525-2375
Email: director@blountmansion.org

Email: info@blountmansion.org

Subjects: MUSEUMS, HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Preservation of the Blount Mansion, the home and capitol of the first and only governor of the Southwest Territory, William Blount, his family and slaves. Wed through Sat, 10 am to 4 pm. Last tour starts at 3:00 pm. Tours start on the hour.

Last Updated: July 23, 2021

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Governor John Sevier Memorial Association (Gov. John Sevier Memorial Assoc.)
http://www.marblesprings.net/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 20195
Knoxville, TN  37940
573-5508
Location, if other than mailing address: 1220 W. Gov. John Sevier Highway
Contact: Cherry Johnson, Exec. Dir.
Phone: 573-5508
Email: cherryj@marblesprings.net

Email: info@marblesprings.net

Affiliation: Tennessee Historical Commission

Subjects: HISTORY, MUSEUMS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Provide tours of Gov.John Sevier's Home, a state owned historic site. Open Wed-Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday noon - 5:00 pm; rentals for special events (weddings, parties, etc.) inside and camping for youth groups outsiide; native grass area

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

James White's Fort Association (James White's Fort Association)
http://www.jameswhitesfort.org (opens in new window)
205 E Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN  37915
525-6514

Contact: Sam Maynard, Executive Director
Phone: 525-6514
Email: sam@JamesWhitesFort.org

Second Contact: Robert McGinnis, Curator
Email: robert@JamesWhitesFort.org
Phone: 525-6514


Subjects: MUSEUMS, HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Provides historic tours of the log fort, speakers, venue for private events

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Knox Heritage (Knox Heritage)
http://www.knoxheritage.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 1242
Knoxville, TN  37901
865-523-8008
Location, if other than mailing address: 3425 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN (37919)
Contact: Todd Morgan, Executive Director
Phone: 865-523-8008 or 523-0938 FAX
Email: info@knoxheritage.org

Second Contact: Hollie Cook, Director of Education & Technical Services
Phone: 865-523-8008


Affiliation: National Trust For Historic Preservation

Subjects: CIVIC, HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, ARCHITECTURE

Comments: Mission: to preserve structures and places of historic or cultural significance through education, preservation advocacy, a Historic Properties Revolving Fund, The East TN Preservation Alliance, the Salvage Shop, and Historic Westwood. Est. 1974.

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Old Smoky Railway Museum, Inc. (Old Smoky Railway Museum, Inc.)
PO BOX 601
Knoxville, TN  37901-0601
933-7087

Contact: Jim Tolliver, President
Phone: 933-7087


Affiliation: National Railway Historical Society

Subjects: HOBBY, RAILROADS, TRAINS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, MUSEUMS

Comments: Rail excursions; rail cars on display by appointment at old Southern Railway Station on Depot Street/

Last Updated: January 22, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Historic Zoning Commission (Historic Zoning Com.)
http://www.knoxmpc.org/historic (opens in new window)
City/County Bldg Ste 403
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-3795

Contact: Kaye Graybeal, Historic Preservation Planner
Phone: 215-3795
Email: kaye.graybeal@knoxmpc.org

Second Contact: Receptionist
Phone: 215-2500
State: TN 

Subjects: CIVIC, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, PLANNING

Comments: Assistance with historic zoning commision certificate of appropriateness applications; Technical assistance for preservation; information on national and local historic registers

Last Updated: May 30, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Southern Appalachia Railway Museum (Southern Appalachia Railway Museum)
http://www.secretcityrailroad.com/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 6756
Oak Ridge, TN  37831
405-3672

Contact: Charlie Poling, Director
Phone: 405-3672
Email: secretcityrailroad@gmail.com


Subjects: HOBBY, MUSEUMS, TRAINS, RAILROADS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Historical preservation of railroad equipment, especially passenger cars; meetings at 6:00 pm on 3rd Mondays at Shoneys on Emory Road

Last Updated: April 23, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Old Gray Cemetery, Knox County (Old Gray Cemetery)
http://www.oldgraycemetery.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 806
Knoxville, TN  37901-0806
522-1424
Location, if other than mailing address: 543 North Broadway
Contact: Ruthie Kuhlman, Executive Director
Phone: 522-1424
Email: info@oldgraycemetery.org


Affiliation: National Register of Historic Places

Subjects: HISTORY, GENEALOGY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Open daylight hours; self-guided or guided tours available; Old Gray Cemetery records are both in their office and at McClung Historical Collection, Knox County Public Library

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mabry-Hazen House Museum (Mabry-Hazen House Museum)
http://www.mabryhazen.com (opens in new window)
1711 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37915
522-8661

Contact: Patrick Hollis, Exec. Dir.
Phone: 522-8661 or 540-214- (cell)
Email: director@mabryhazen.com.


Affiliation: American Association of State and Local History

Subjects: MUSEUMS, HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Comments: Museum open to public (admission fee charged); school and other group tours available; maintains Civil War cemetery on Bethel Avenue

Last Updated: October 18, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Fort Loudoun Association (Fort Loudoun Association)
http://www.fortloudoun.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 158
Vonore, TN  37885
423-420-2331
Location, if other than mailing address: 338 Fort Loudoun Road, Vonore, TN 37885
Contact: Tammy Sarver, Secretary
Phone: 423-420-2331
Email: FortLoudoun@tds.net

Second Contact: https://www.facebook.com/FortLoudounStateHistoricArea/


Affiliation: Tennessee Friends Of The Parks

Subjects: HISTORY, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, MUSEUMS

Comments: Preserve and promote heritage of the Fort. Volunteers staff visitors center; meeting usually on Saturdays of garrison weekends--check website and Facebook for details. No meetings unless specifically called in January, February, June, July, October.

Last Updated: April 17, 2018

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Browse by Letter

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I-J  K  L  M  N  O  P-Q  R  S  T  U-Z