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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ramsey House Plantation

 
 
Ramsey House Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, November 23, 2007
1. Ramsey House Plantation Marker
Inscription.
Site of birthplace
of
J.G.M. Ramsey, A.M.,M.D
March 25, 1797
author of
Annals of Tennessee

 
Erected 1927 by Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.997′ N, 83° 49.436′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Thorngrove Pike east of E Gove John Sevier Hwy (Tennessee Route 168), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville TN 37914, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Odd Fellows Cemetery ( approx. 4.2 miles away); Confederate Cemetery ( approx. 4.4 miles away); War on the Home Front ( approx. 4.5 miles away); St. Clair Cobb ( approx. 4.5 miles away); William Francis Yardley ( approx. 4.6 miles away); James White ( approx. 4.9 miles away); Chisholm Tavern ( approx. 5.1 miles away); Blount Mansion ( approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Official Website of the Ramsey House Plantation
Ramsey House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, November 23, 2007
2. Ramsey House and Marker
. Ramsey House Plantation is a 1797 historic house museum open to the public through guided tours. The site includes a Visitor Center that houses a museum shop, exhibits, and ticket sales. With over 100 acres, the site hosts picnic areas and heirloom gardens. Areas of the property are available for weddings and receptions, reunions, garden parties, meetings, seminars and lectures. Guided tours can accommodate both small and large groups. (Submitted on December 11, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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Ramsey House Plantation Sign image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, November 23, 2007
3. Ramsey House Plantation Sign
The above sign is the only on-site, readily visible indication to identify the Ramsey House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (added 1969).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,692 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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