The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located atop Mabry’s Hill in Knoxville, Tennessee. Built in 1858, three generations of the same family resided in the Italianate-style home overlooking downtown Knoxville, the Tennessee River, and Great Smoky Mountains. The museum showcases one of the largest original family collection in America with over 2,000 original artifacts on display. Furnished and decorated in the style of several decades, Mabry-Hazen gives a rare view into 130 years of Knoxville history. Learn about the origins of Knoxville’s iconic Market Square, the bitter divisions of the Civil War, the infamous 1882 Gunfight on Gay Street, a mountain city in the New South, the scandalous 1934 breach of promise and seduction trial, and much more through the rich, colorful lives of the Mabry and Hazen families.Address: 1711 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915Phone: 865-522-8661Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTours: Tours begin on the hour as follows:Monday 11:00am – 4:00pmTuesday 1:00pm & 3:00pm onlyWednesday 11:00am – 4:00pmThursday 1:00pm & 3:00pm onlyFriday 11:00am – 3:00pmSaturday by appointment only. Last tour is available at 2 p.m. We kindly request at least 24 hours notice for Saturday guided tours. Shorter notice is possible, but not guaranteed. Reserve your time by clicking here. Website: www.mabryhazen.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/mabryhazenInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/mabryhazenhouse
Located on Bethel Avenue and down the road from Mabry-Hazen House, Bethel Cemetery contains more than 1,600 Confederate dead, including roughly one hundred who were killed in the battle of Fort Sanders. In addition, around 50 “Union Men” and 20 Civil War veterans are interred here. The monument to the Confederate dead was erected by the Ladies Memorial Association and was unveiled on May 19, 1892. The cemetery was cared for and maintained by the Winstead family from 1886-1989. The last family descendent and caretaker, Miss Mamie Winstead, willed the cemetery to the Hazen Historical Museum Foundation in 1989. Meeting her wishes, the Foundation recently opened a small museum which details the history of the cemetery as it pertains to the Civil War in Knoxville.
Address: 1917 Bethel Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915
Tours: By appointment only. Grounds are open to visitors from sunrise to sunset.