Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Rotary Club of Knoxville
Erected 2015 by Rotary Club of Knoxville.
Location. 35° 57.794′ N, 83° 55.189′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Walnut Street south of Clinch Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located near the sidewalk, mounted at eye-level on the east wall of the parking garage at this address. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Clinch Avenue, 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. Lawson McGhee Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knoxville's Old Custom House / Fiddlin' Bob Taylor (about 400 feet away); Krutch Park (about 600 feet away); Market House Bell (about 600 feet away); Knoxville's Market House (about 600 feet away); James Park House (about 700 feet away); Charles Christopher Krutch (about 700 feet away); Tennessee Ernie Ford (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Also see . . . Rotary Club of Knoxville History. The club's earliest members included several of the visionaries responsible for the concept of our nation's most visited national park. In 1923, RCK member Willis Davis and his wife returned from visiting national parks in the Western United States asking, "Why not have a park in our mountains?" This idea inspired Col. David C. Chapman, the club's first president, and several other Knoxville Rotarians to create the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association which had a significant influence in the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (Submitted on June 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.