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And There Was Light - The 120 Year History of Knoxville College, Knoxville Tennessee, 1875-1995.

Fountain City - People Who Made a Difference - The history of Knoxville's most fiercely independent community in the stories of 56 extraordinary citizens. Long-time columnist and Fountain Citian Dr. Jim Tumblin writes the history of his beloved native soil, by telling the life stories of fifty-six of its extraordinary citizens. Beginning with the first permanent white settlement in 1788, the author traces the establishment and growth of the area through the people and families who left their mark on what would become one of the largest unincorporated cities in the United States, before it was annexed by Knoxville in 1962.

Harvey Logan in Knoxville - The Early West - Describes the capture of Harvey Logan, a member of Butch Cassidy's gang known as Kid Curry, in Knoxville, Tennessee; his activities while in jail; and his eventual escape and return to outlawry.

The Hidden History of East Tennessee - Critically acclaimed author Joe Guy serves up a stout batch of East Tennessee history in this latest collection of articles from his popular newspaper column. From Chattanooga up to Knoxville, and every town and holler in between, Guy recounts the absorbing and oft-forgotten history of this great region with stories of revenuers, Overmountain Men, Confederate cavalry girls, and the lost tribe of the Hiwassee, just to name a few.

Knoxville - A City Born of Blood and Flames - Slavery, Civil War Rips Apart Brothers, Families - This is a novel based on the incredible events in Knoxville, Tn. during the 1860s Civil War period. It is a romance/adventurer book featuring two brothers who are feuding over their beliefs: One is a slave trader and the other is an abolitionist helping runaway slaves on the Underground Railway. The city evolves into a cauldron of death and flames as it becomes occupied by Southern and Union troops, with the city's citizens at war with each other over their divided loyalties.

Knoxville - This Obscure Prismatic City - Discover the vibrant history of Knoxville, Tennessee, in this series of articles from Jack Neely's acclaimed "Secret History" column in Knoxville's Metro Pulse. Neely delves into the shadows of centuries past and weaves a path of local history with unmistakable wit and precision.

Knoxville's Secret History - This book consists of 1 to 3 page vignettes of local, often offbeat history of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Lost Restaurants of Knoxville - Over the past 225 years, Knoxville dining has come full circle--from early taverns and saloons to upscale continental cuisine and back to the roots of local eating experiences. Greek immigrants Frank and George Regas founded the legendary Regas Restaurant, which operated for 90 years, spreading culinary influence throughout the entire city. Early country music stars frequented Harold's Deli while visiting the city to perform on Tennessee's first live radio shows. Guests from around the world sat 266 feet in the air at the Sunsphere Restaurant.

Park City - A Knoxville Neighborhood History - Park City's tree-shaded streets frame a neighborhood with an identity all its own. The distinctive homes designed by famed architect George Barber lend Park City its unique visual appeal and local flavor. Yet behind the well-preserved, innovative architectural designs is a history that stretches back to Knoxville's earliest beginnings. Knox County's first sheriff, Robert Houston, was a Park City resident, establishing the county's first court in the late 1700s.

Standard History of Knoxville, Tennessee (with index) - This book is a reproduction of "Standard History of Knoxville, Tennessee," published in 1900, and edited by William Rule with George F. Mellen and J. Wooldridge collaborators. It is an extremely detailed report of the history of the city up to that date, with this version including illustrations of scenes of the city and its surroundings from other publications of the era. More importantly, it also includes a very thorough index, which was not in the original publication, and to the author's knowledge, has not been available previously in print. This edition encompasses nearly 800 pages, is FULLY INDEXED, and with added illustrations.

Standard history of Knoxville, Tennessee, with full outline of the natural advantages, early settlement, territorial government, Indian troubles and general ... history of the city down to the present time - This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the
preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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