Fort Southwest Point | Tennessee Vacation

Fort Southwest Point

1225 S. Kentucky St.
Kingston, TN 37763

Fort Southwest Point, built in 1797, was a working fort with as many as 625 soldiers until being closed in 1811. After excavations by the Department of Conservation, the University of Tennessee and the City of Kingston, the fort is being reconstructed on its original foundation and includes a barracks, blockhouse and 250 feet of palisade walls.

Living history re-enactors in period clothing provide a look at the life of the era.

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