Historic Ramsey House2614 Thorngrove Pk., Knoxville, Tennessee 37914
This 1797 home was built by Thomas Hope for Colonel Francis A. Ramsey, one of the founders of Blount College, now the University of Tennessee. His son, William B.A. Ramsey, was the first elected mayor of Knoxville. Visit over 100 acres, including a visitor center, gift shop, museum exhibits, picnic areas and heirloom gardens for strolling. Bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds, and don't miss your chance to tour a home that's over 200 years old.