Visit Jefferson County -Dandridge  Historic  District
Dandridge Gay street 1900

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Visit Jefferson County -Dandridge Historic District

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Founded in 1783, Dandridge, TN, named after Martha Dandridge Washington, the First U.S. President's wife,  is the state's second oldest town.  When the Tennessee Valley Authority started construction of the Douglas Dam in the 1942, a group of Citizens went to Washington, DC, and lobbied for a stone and earth dike to keep the rising waters from flooding the town.

The downtown is a registered National Historic District that has boutiques, antique shops and restaurants.  Make sure to stop by the 1820 coach house that is now the town's Visitor Center to pick up a a self-guided walking tour map that features 21 sites of historic interest downtown as well as 17 sites that are just a short drive away.

To learn more about Dandridge, and Jefferson County, TN visit: www.vacationjeffersoncounty.com 

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Old image downtown Historic Dandridge
Historic Dandridge Gay Street
Dandridge Sky view , Douglas Lake
Dandridge, Douglas Lake nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains
Historic Dandridge, Gay street
Historic Dandridge, Gay street
historic Dandridge Court House
Historic Dandridge Court House
Historic Dandridge Shepards Inn
Shepards Inn
Old Dandridge Bridge, Historic Dandridge
Old Dandridge Bridge- Replaced 2017
Town Hall, Historic Dandridge
Town Hall Historic Dandridge
Hopewell Church, Historic Dandridge
Hopewell Church, Historic Dandridge
Historic Dandridge Visitors Center
Historic Dandridge Visitors Center
Visit Jefferson County -Dandridge Historic District

137 E. Main Street
Dandridge, TN 37725

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