In the 1790s, Knoxville attracted French noblemen and other travelers seeking the thrills of the wild frontier. But for most of he 1800s, Knoxville was mostly a practical place, and not much of a tourist destination. It had lots of […]
Jack Neely is executive director of the Knoxville History Project. He has become one of Knoxville’s most popular writers and its unofficial historian. Jack is well known for his thoughtful, well-researched, and provocative pieces of long-form journalism, not to mention his books, speeches, and other public appearances...
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