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  Historic Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes and Secret Gardens 

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On Sunday, April 30, 2023, a National Register historic district, Fourth and Gill, will present our Tour of Homes & Secret Gardens from 1:00 - 6:00pm in the afternoon. The 2023 tour will boast seven historic homes, two historic structures and eight open gardens for guests to enjoy. 

The houses in this community represent two distinct period of American Architecture. The Oldest structures (1880 – 1915) closer to downtown are generally two-story Victorian homes characterized by complex roof forms, asymmetrical massing, and scroll-cut decorative


  • Now thru April 29th: $20

  • April 30th (day of): $25  

  • Children 12 & Under: Free

trim. These transition in the latter part of that period into more symmetrical homes that freely borrow some Classical elements, especially porch columns. Later housing (1910 – 1930) is generally Craftsman, or Bungalow style, usually one-story homes characterized by low-slung roofs with exposed rafters and large porches. Thank you for supporting our neighborhood! 

  • Tour “Check-In” begins at 12:30pm at: Central Methodist Church,201 E. Third Avenue, Knoxville TN 37917.

  • We will have a list of the ticket purchaser’s name and number of tickets. If ticket(s) are purchased online day of event, please bring receipt. 

  • Please do not contact Central Methodist for information. If you have any questions, please email:

  • Although this is a self-guided tour, Trolleys will be available to transport guests along tour route.

  • This will be a rain or shine event and refunds will not be given due to inclement weather.

We hope you enjoy the tour, and we are looking forward to your visit!

The Historic Fourth and Gill, Tour of Homes Committee 

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