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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
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.

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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