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Fort Southwest Point

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Great for walk

Love walking here. Great for leashed pets, the views are great, the paths are paved too. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Angela M
via mobile
A small piece of American history

I live near Fort Southwest Point and have followed its growth over the years. This isn't a large... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Ron M
Kingston, Tennessee
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From Interstate 40 take Exit 352., 1.9 miles on Highway 58 South, Kingston, TN 37663
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Love walking here. Great for leashed pets, the views are great, the paths are paved too. Very clean, maintained restrooms as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I live near Fort Southwest Point and have followed its growth over the years. This isn't a large facility. The visitor center tells the story of its importance around 1800 and outlines the efforts to recreate the Fort based on archaeologic investigations. The people involved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The fort is an interesting place to visit at anytime. It has a great Visitors Center, and the Fort itself is great to walk through. I also try to visit when the blacksmith shop is open and working. It is great to watch the activities....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

great little stop for a bit of history. would have rated it higher but the place has been in being repair / construction for a good 8 months now. very slow in finishing. I was hopping that by the time I finished the review the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Was amazed how good this place looked. Had a evening walk around and was totally amazed. Wonderful job on fixing it up and great views....

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Walter S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This fort is part of the early history of Tennessee. Well worth a visit. The Trail of Tears was near this Fort too. Lot's of history and in the city, Kingston, that was capital of Tennessee for a day!

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Most people don't realize that "Civilization" ended at Southwest Point in the late 1700's. Explorers found that this was the last Armed fortress on their journey west. Just a simple reproduction of the original fort that is interesting if you're a history buff. Go ahead...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Teachcool
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were there on behalf of starting a Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Fundraiser for the Children's Hospital. We finished there & went through the Cabins & Facilities they had to offer. It was awesome & a great place for families to see how people lived...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kitten137
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have lived in Kingston for over 4 years now, moved in with a friend, my mother is from North Carolina, my dad is from the northeast, anyone else from Kingston ever hear any Indian drums at night? I have but I have always been...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AnneChildress
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Creative and simple way of life showing how the battles & fights took place in that time in History.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lctdot
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