Historic Knoxville: The Curious Visitor’s Guide to its Stories and Places. NOW AVAILABLE!
A comprehensive and engaging guide for both visitors and residents, Historic Knoxville offers a wide-ranging guided tour to scores of places and institutions relevant to the city’s little known but endlessly fascinating history.
Knoxville was Tennessee’s first capital, one of the Civil War’s most complicated places to live, and one of the South’s leading industrial and educational centers – as well as home to several nationally influential writers and musicians.
We have sold 2,000+ copies already in 2019!
The guide encompasses:
This guide is reaching a local audience and is well on its way to selling out of its first printing within one year of release!
The guide received an Award of Distinction from the East Tennessee Historical Society in 2019.
Price = $24.95
Available to order from KHP’s online store or local retailers:
Downtown: Visit Knoxville, Union Ave. Books, Museum of East Tennessee History, Mast General Store, Blount Mansion, Knoxville Museum of Art, Bliss, Nothing Too Fancy, RALA in the Old City, Blount Mansion, James White Fort
North Knox: Three Rivers Market
West Knox: Farragut Museum, Calloway’s Lamp & Shade
South Knox: Marble Springs, McGhee Tyson Airport shops
Retail inquiries please contact Paul James at 865-337-7723 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A Selection of Sample Pages (pdfs):
The Knoxville History Project deeply appreciates the support and generosity of our sponsors to underwrite the cost of production for the first edition of this historical and cultural guide. Without their support, this book would not have been possible.
In addition, support was provided by Joe Sullivan, and City of Knoxville Council members, Finbarr Saunders, Marshall Stair and Duane Grieve.