Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, the farm has a rich history consisting of 25 acres of natural forest and 25 acres of a working farm. The 1791 Embree House, which is on the historic register, was the home of Elihu Embree who penned The Emancipator. The house was part of the underground railroad and the grounds were the site of a civil war battle. The wife of John Sevier (Tennessee's first governor) was buried on the premesis. Historic writings suggest that Fort Wautauga was situated on the farm. The cross and our country's flag are seen in many settings on the historic land.
The natural forest has a "sound of music" vista of the smokey mountains with acres of Christmas trees. The Little Limestone Creek flows through the forest serving the deer, wild turkey, and other wildlife which inhabit the farm. The Sarah Sevier Memorial Chapel offers a spiritual setting adjacent to the Embree House. A 1950's chicken barn has been restored to serve as a storytelling palace.
The 1950 farm house bed and breakfast is surrounded by the 25 acres of a working farm. The farm house is shadowed by a tobacco barn displaying the "Emancipation Journey" barn quilt. Hay and corn fields encircle the bed and breakfast providing a home to cows and barn cats.
The Embree House Historic Farm offers numerous experiences listed on our Farm Events page. There are also many day adventures to choose from for the entire family listed on our Attractions page. If the sole purpose of your visit to the farm is to relax and rest your soul, simply plan to stay on this oasis.