Must See

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GENERAL LONGSTREET HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

5915 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Russellville, TN

423-438-0968

This historic house was occupied during the winter of 1863-64 by General James Longstreet. It is currently being restored to serve as a museum and centerpiece of the Civil War tour in East Tennessee. The house is a stop on the Tennessee Civil War Trail. 

Hours: May through October, Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children, Group rates available.

http://www.longstreetmuseum.com/index.htm

 

 

DAVY CROCKETT TAVERN MUSEUM

2002 Morningside Dr., Morristown, TN, 423-587-9900 


A replica of the boyhood home of Tennessee hero Davy Crockett, the museum contains artifacts from Davy's childhood and tells the story of this legendary figure in American history.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (May-Oct.)
Cost: Adults: $5; Students (ages 5-18): $1; Children (under age 5): Free; Seniors (65 and over) receive a 10% discount on admission; Groups of 15 or more: 10% discount on admission

www.crocketttavernmuseum.org

 

 

FRIGHTMARE MANOR

www.frightmaremanor.com

This unique 4 attraction Screampark is the only Money Back Haunt.  Named the #1 Haunted Attraction in 2009, 2010 & 2011, Frightmare Manor is a nationally recognized haunted attraction located between Knoxville,TN and Morristown, TN.  Frightmare Manor features high tech animatronics, professional DMX special effects, and psychotic, demented souls determined to make you experience the TRUE TERROR of this property.  Located on the abandoned Jeremiah Lexer plantation, Frightmare Manor is 4.5 acres, offering independent, walk thru haunted attractions onsite and features the nationally recognized Nightmare at Frightmare Challenge.  If all 4 attractions are successfully completed, you WILL get your money back.  You’ve been warned- TRUE TERROR EXISTS HERE.  Dare yourself, double dare your friends…….

 

"SKYMART" OVERHEAD SIDEWALKS


Visit Historic Downtown Main Street for beautiful architecture, great shopping, tasty restaurants, and our unique overhead sidewalks.  Completed in 1969, the downtown "SkyMart" was an ambitious urban renewal project that added a second, overhead sidewalk to Morristown's Main Street. The sidewalks have recently been renovated and serve as a unique venue for downtown's festivals and events.

Visit the Crossroads Partnership Website

 

 

 

ROSE CENTER FOR THE ARTS  

442 W. Second North Street  423-581-4330
Housed in a 19th Century Victorian schoolhouse, Rose Center is the cultural arts center of Morristown featuring concerts, art classes, a local history museum, an art gallery and a permanent display detailing the history of the Civil War in Morristown and surrounding areas. The Rose Center is also home to Morristown's largest festival each fall, Mountain Makins, a celebration of Appalachian culture and folk life.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Sat. by appointment.

Visit the Rose Center website

 

BETHESDA CHURCH & CEMETERY

4990 Bethesda Rd., 423-438-0968
Not far from the Longstreet House sits historic Bethesda Church & Cemetery. This picturesque plot of land features a kiosk detailing both Civil War and local history of area, a majestic stone archway, graves dating from the 1700s and a church that was used as a hospital during the Civil War. It is a stop on the Bridge to Bridge Civil War Trail and the Tennessee Civil War Trail.

 

MORRISTOWN CEMETERY

601 E. Sixth North St.

The Morristown Cemetery is rich in history. Hidden for many years by overgrowth, the cemetery is now a pristine setting for the graves of nine soldiers, five mayors, two city recorders and 15 aldermen. It is a stop on the Bridge to Bridge Civil War Trail.