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Mabry Hazen House

1711 Dandridge Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915-1905
(865)522-866
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Pay for the tour - there is a very interesting history behind this house

We paid for the tour and learned the history. One of the more interesting things is that the owner... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
1goofybird
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Pasadena, California
very enthusiastic site director!

We toured Mabry Hazen house on our visit to Knoxville. The site director is clearly an enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Kacey G
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The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on five acres atop Mabry Hill and includes the 4-acre Civil War Bethel Cemetery. This stately, elegant home of the Victorian and Civil War periods showcases one of the largest collections of original artifacts including, china, silver, crystal, and antique furnishings. Built in 1858 and housing three generations of the same family from 1858-1987, the Mabry-Hazen House served as headquarters for both the Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War. If you are visiting Knoxville, make sure to visit this historic treasure.
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1711 Dandridge Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915-1905
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We paid for the tour and learned the history. One of the more interesting things is that the owner offerred it to the confederate commander while they were there, then, once they left, he offerred it to the union commander. Kind of played both sides,...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

We toured Mabry Hazen house on our visit to Knoxville. The site director is clearly an enthusiastic historian and has taken an extensive amount of time to learn the history of the artifacts/antiques in the house. The local history to the family is also very...More

Thank Kacey G
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

This Italianate house was built in 1858 by Joseph Mabry, who was president of the Knoxville and Kentucky Railroad. It was in the Mabry family for 3 generations until 1987 when it was deeded over to a historical society. It is well restored and contains...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

My wife and I enjoy visiting antebellum plantation houses throughout the South and also uniquely constructed homes with a lot of historical background. The Mabry-Hazen House in Knoxville, Tennessee, is blessed with features of both. Located on an eight-acre site at 1711 Dandridge Avenue, at...More

1  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Unfortunately, when we arrived here at about 4:05 pm, and asked if we might join the last tour, we were told that they had given their last tour earlier and that there would be no further tours that day. We were quite disappointed. This is...More

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

The items in the house are very well preserved and extensive. It was great to see how people lived in that era. Would definitely recommend a trip there to learn and see.

Thank Marilyn K
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Of you want to dive in the family's story ag Knoxville on 19th and mid 20th you must not switch this visit The young man who did the tour has been very passionated that we enjoyed all the time we spent I really recommend

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

We had a great tour of this great historic home! Calvin our guide was so informed and really sparked my interest in learning more Knoxville history. As a result of this tour, my daughter and I have decided to visit the other historic Knoxville homes...More

1  Thank Dationa M
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Was taken on tour early and given a very detailed history of the home and family and how they were connected to Knoxville. Very interesting family history and events around them. Would highly recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A wonderful, little known piece of Knoxville history. Highly recommended for both locals and out of town visitors.

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The tour is $10 per adult and all funds go back to the preservation of the site. The tour includes a detailed history of the home and family as well as a guided tour throughout the home. Tours typically last 45 mins. to an... More
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