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Fort Loudoun State Historic Area

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Address: 338 Fort Loudon Rd, Vonore, TN 37885-2704
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History comes to life

The reconstruction of Fort Loudon is very well done down to the smallest details such as living hedges and pole palisades. Folks in period dress are happy to show you the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Holley J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reconstruction of Fort Loudon is very well done down to the smallest details such as living hedges and pole palisades. Folks in period dress are happy to show you the residents lived and soldiers are put through their paces several times a day. The visitors center offered excellent books and housewares that resemble colonial wares.

Thank Holley J
Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a definite visit if you are in East Tennessee. The history of the dam is fascinating, not just the original history, but also how it was impacted by the damming of the Little Tennessee River.

Thank ChildeRoland
Hernando, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been riding by the entrance to this TN State Historic Area on my motorcycle for months. We visited the museum and fort and were surprised how interesting it is. The short video does a good job explaining the history of the fort and surrounding area. The replica of the fort was well done and is very scenic. There... More 

Thank Linnemj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Fantastic historical place. No charge and just a great learning experience. So much can be learned by visiting here.

Thank Joe H
Rockville, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful park to visit and hike in. You can take a beautiful 4.5 - 5 mile hike around a picturesque island. There are wonderful picnic areas and a nice visitor center. We also recommend the 15 minute video in the visitor center that gives you background about this historic fort that was important in the French and... More 

Thank VQuesada
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Fort Loudoun is an excellent place to learn about the seven-years war. The entrance is really hard to find but is totally worth it. The area is beautiful, there are rivers, fishing, and picnic grounds surrounding the fort. Inside the museum, they have a gift shop and a movie that is superbly done. Artifacts that are very well explained are... More 

Thank Timothy T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Let's Face it. We took the Indians' land and they actually helped us beat the Brits. Then, we killed one of their tribe, and they came back and did the eye for an eye thing. We decided to bring our law to them and they starved out the garrison, they fled and were slaughtered. If they had known what Jackson... More 

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Tammy S, Front Office Manager at Fort Loudoun State Historic Area, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our park. Hope you enjoyed the interpretive displays and program here. Thank you for your kind words. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

They have a great reconstruction of the original fort that was located on the property. The museum is small and cozy. The grounds also have a great fishing pier and lots of walking tails.

Thank AbbFox
Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I live up the road and wanted to see what was in this park. The grounds are beautiful and the staff was very friendly and informative. The movie in the theater was very good and I enjoyed watching it. The fort behind was really cool because you could go into the rooms and climb up the outside wall where the... More 

Thank Jill B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had a great time visiting the Museum and Park. Just sorry we had to leave for home before the weekend fare.

Thank Adam S

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