Come and join us at our next event!

Historic Rugby hosts many fun and interesting events throughout the year! Old favorites include our May Festival of British and Appalachian Culture, Pilgrimage of Homes, Ghostly...

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About Us

Read about our little piece of Heaven

Exciting things are happening these days in Historic Rugby! Our living historic village is more alive than ever! From new interpretive programming… beautifully restored...

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Donate and get involved with us!

What does your contribution, either through volunteering, becoming a member or giving a charitable donation to Historic Rugby help achieve?   Visitation alone cannot support...

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When You Visit

Preparing for your visit

Are you planning a visit to our small historic village? We have something for everyone in Historic Rugby and you can plan anything from a day trip to a week-long stay, or more!...

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Rugby News

Read our Newsletters!

Read our Newsletters!

Nov 26, 2014

        We couldn’t have made it another year without you, so Thank You! Your visits, volunteer support, donations and kind words warm our hearts. Rugby founder Thomas Hughes said it best: “The strongest and most generous natures are always fondest of those who lean on...

Enter Your Quilt for the April 2015 Show!

Enter Your Quilt for the April 2015 Show!

Nov 15, 2014

Rugby Quilts Wave the Red, White and Blue with a unique two day Quilt Event honoring and preserving the art and heritage of quilting, past and present! Come enjoy a relaxing day or two on the scenic Cumberland Plateau in the historic village of Rugby in East Tennessee. The Wave the Red, White and Blue Quilt Event takes place on Friday, April 10th and...

Hours of operation:

Our hours of  operation vary seasonally. The schedule below remains in effect from November 2nd, thru December 14th, 2014.  We will be closed from December 15th 2014 until January 2nd, 2015. Hope to see you up here very soon!   Please contact us for the most up to date...