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Blount, William, Mansion

Knoxville, Tennessee
County of Knox.
200 West Hill Avenue
National Register Number: 66000726
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: NC-2 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 12, 1965):
From 1792 until his death, this was the impressive structure was the residence of William Blount (1749-1800), who had already represented North Carolina in the Continental Congress (1782-83, 1786-87), and signed the U.S. Constitution when he moved west to present-day Tennessee in 1790. While Governor of the Southwest Territory, Blount was instrumental in Tennessee's admission to the Union and was one of her first U.S. Senators.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

CAP grant for collections & structure report 2008 MAP for collections Managment 2007 MAP for governance 2008 Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM) excellence award 2007


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