The Knoxville


South for the Spring

April is a historic month, especially regarding the Civil War. It was in April 1865 that the major armies of the Confederacy surrendered to U.S…

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Birthplace of Tennessee?

How often do you think of Knoxville as the “Birthplace of Tennessee”? Whether you’ve heard that, or not, it’s one of our city’s distinctions. Many remember when a Gay Street plaque, now vanished, made that claim. It happened downtown, 225 years ago this winter. And it was no ordinary birth of a…

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