Historic Places

Kingsport has a rich and full history and is home to many sites and attractions that promote the history of Kingsport and eastern Tennessee.  The fascinating history of the Kingsport area includes Cherokee Indians, early colonial pioneers, Revolutionary war heroes, Civil War battles, and beneficial government planning.  To learn more about the history of Kingsport click here.  To find out more information about the historic sites and attractions in and around Kingsport please refer to list below.

Discover some of Kingsport's historical places...

Allandale Mansion

Built by Ruth and Harvey Brooks in 1949, the Allandale Mansion is a beloved historic landmark utilized by the citizens of Kingsport.

Netherland Inn and Boatyard Complex

This majestic riverside inn on the Holston River was built in 1802, and contains a tavern, a stage and a boatyard.

The Exchange Place

Experience life the way it was lived in the 1800's at this living historical site.  Includes tours, history and demonstations of early pioneer life in Tennessee

Hammond House

This historic late-Victorian house is filled with antique furnishings from the turn of the 20th century.

Other area attractions

Historic Places

Kingsport Contact Info


1st Floor, City Hall


225 West Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37660



(423) 229-9400


(423) 229-9350