Historic Homes of Knoxville host luncheon

The Historic Homes of Knoxville is hosting a noon luncheon on Friday, October 3, 2014, at The Foundry to celebrate the founding of the City of Knoxville 223 years ago.


Blount Mansion, Knoxville.

The Historic Homes of Knoxville are uniformly significant in Tennessee’s accession as the 16th state in 1796. Apart from the paramount importance of their preservation, each house museum offers events and educational opportunities that benefit the community at large. Properties include Blount Mansion, Crescent Bend House & Gardens, Historic Ramsey House, James White’s Fort, Mabry-Hazen House, Marble Springs State Historic Site, and Historic Westwood.

Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. of Tennessee’s 2nd congressional district will be the featured speaker.

Tickets are $50 and proceeds from the luncheon will benefit the Historic Homes. Purchase tickets by calling 865-523-7543.