Please contact us if you would like to visit. We are located on a family homestead, and are open to the public only during scheduled events, tours, and workshops.
Directions: How to Get Here from There
You will approach SVI from either Jasper (south of us) or Dunlap (north of us), Tennessee.
From Nashville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Athens, Georgia, Alabama, etc. — Take exit 155 (Jasper/Dunlap) from Interstate 24 between Nashville and Chattanooga.
- From Jasper: Take Rt. 28 toward Dunlap. Proceed north on Hwy 28 (you will pass through Whitwell).
- About 8 miles past Whitwell, just after the Sequatchie County sign, watch for Cartwright Automotive,a white and red building, on the left.
- Turn left just after that on Cartwright Loop. Go 0.7 miles to Box #1233 and an SVI sign. Turn in and park. You will be met.
From Knoxville, Crossville, Asheville, etc. — Take TN-27 to TN-111 between Soddy-Daisy and Dunlap. Drive through Dunlap. At the last traffic light, take the right fork, which is Rt. 28 (passes by the schools).
- From Dunlap: Take Rt. 28 toward Whitwell.
- Travel 7 miles to Cartwright Loop,just past a small store, and before Cartwright Automotive.
- Turn right on Cartwright Loop and go 0.7mi. to Box # 1233.
- We will have an SVI sign at the mailbox. Turn in and park. You will be met.
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