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Kingston, Tennessee

Southern History along the river

Perched on Tennessee’s riverbanks, Kingston exudes history, its quaint streets echoing tales of the past, a timeless beauty by the water.

a haven for all
outdoor enthusiasts

Kingston’s outdoor allure extends beyond its parks, with opportunities for boating, hiking, and fishing around Watts Bar Lake. Ladd Park, nestled along the Clinch River, offers blueway access for paddlers and anglers, complemented by the Betty Brown Memorial Walking Trail for scenic strolls. Meanwhile, Southwest Point Park caters to sports enthusiasts while also preserves history with the historic Fort Southwest Point and its museum. Kingston’s recreational offerings cater to every age and interest, making it a vibrant hub for outdoor enjoyment.

A place where Landmarks, Museums, Festivals, and History Merge Seamlessly

Culture is seen, heard, and felt all around various landmarks, museums, and festivals around Kingston. The Roane County Museum of History and Art is housed in one of seven remaining antebellum courthouses in Tennessee. The museum showcases artifacts and displays of Roane County and Tennessee history. It also contains a genealogical and historical library. 2017 marked the 150th anniversary of John Muir’s, the first naturalist, walk that took him through the area now known as Kingston.

Hardship Hill – May 27th

This race was conceived to have fun, get active, and most importantly honor our veterans by helping raise money for Operation Enduring Warrior. A 501(c)(3)

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News & Events

Kingston thrives with a dynamic calendar of events year-round, catering to diverse interests and ages. From vibrant festivals celebrating local culture to captivating art exhibitions showcasing regional talent, our community pulses with activity. Whether it’s the renowned Smokin’ the Water Festival, where pitmasters vie for the title of the best barbecue in town amidst live music and fireworks, or the bustling farmers’ markets teeming with fresh produce and artisanal goods, Kingston’s events offer enriching experiences for residents and visitors alike.