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Confederate Memorial Hall

3148 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-4627
+1 865-522-2371
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Enjoyed the tour and grounds. The tour guide was very knowledgable. Civil war history, and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Lisa R
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Robbinsdale
via mobile
What a shame!!!!

We were going to visit Knoxville and decided to visit the Confederate Memorial Hall/Bleak House... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Margaret L
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New York City, New York
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11 Oct 2017
“History”
21 Apr 2017
“What a shame!!!!”
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3148 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-4627
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+1 865-522-2371
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and grounds. The tour guide was very knowledgable. Civil war history, and interesting period pieces.

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were going to visit Knoxville and decided to visit the Confederate Memorial Hall/Bleak House. Their days and hours are very limited so we decided to call. We spoke directly to a woman (phone number listed on the website) who assured us that it would...More

3  Thank Margaret L
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited here some time ago with my son. Tour was informative regarding the Civil War in the Knoxville area and the role of the house itself in that conflict. I will give it a "very good" if War Between the States is your thing...average if...More

1  Thank judgejudith
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

We were married here in October of 2015 and we really enjoyed the home. There are definitely a lot of fixing up projects on the to-do list here but the organization that runs the house really doesn't seem to mind the wear and tear. We...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Knoxville is rich in history, particularly that of the Civil War. A soldier in the turret of Bleak House, as it is also known, shot and killed a Union soldier on the present site of Fort Sanders Manor. Confederate Hall was a companion home to...More

1  Thank heyjudithz
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

This gorgeous home was built in 1858 and was used by General James Longstreet, CSA as his headquarters during the Siege of Knoxville in November/December 1863. Be sure to call ahead to ensure that a tour guide is available - you do not want to...More

Thank RKSMRS
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

I loved the history of the house, but it was hard to see and enjoy. If the one docent is leading a group through, no one will come to the locked door, and the tours take about an hour. In addition, no photos are allowed...More

1  Thank Janice H
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

The place is not bad and has that historical flare. Some good points of learning about the Civil War in Knoxville guides informative. I also believe they cater a lot to weddings and receptions so in saying that I believe it could be open on...More

Thank roy1916
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Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

An incredibly beautiful house full of history. Gorgeous gardens. Well worth the visit Served as Longstreets HQ during Seige of knoxville in 1863.

5  Thank RKSMRS
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Called Monday 6/30 about visiting The Bleak House. I was told by a nice young gentle that the house would be open today, Thursday, 07/03. He advised me that I probably should be there by 1:00 so that I would have time to get to...More

7  Thank bj0er
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