Annual Volunteer Landing Riverwalk

with Historian Jack Neely


Completed over 20 years ago, Volunteer Landing interprets, with permanent marble markers, the city’s complex relationship with its famous river--with quotes from famous authors and short narratives about early settlers, the Civil War, and Tennessee football, as well as a statue commemorating a complicated treaty with the Cherokee signed on that site. Author Jack Neely, of the Knoxville History Project, did the research for those stone markers, and will offer this annual guided tour.