Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Frances Hodgson Burnett Home Site
Her son Vivian later described it: “A rather roomy but dilapidated house with a backyard running down to the Tennessee River.” As “Vagabondia Castle, it became the very center of an enthusiastic group of youngsters who were glad to think of themselves as Bohemians…” Burnett’s first novel, “Vagabondia,” drew its spiritual setting from her experiences here, some of Burnett’s later stories featured East Tennessee settings.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 35° 57.569′ N, 83° 54.913′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roy Acuff & Hank Williams (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Johnson Office Plaza (about 600 feet away); Signing of the Treaty of Holston (about 700 feet away); Commemorating the Treaty of Holston (about 700 feet away); Blount Mansion (about 700 feet away); Knoxville (about 700 feet away); Captain Charles T. McMillan II (about 800 feet away); Chisolm's Tavern (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
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