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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robert Reynolds

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
1. Robert Reynolds Marker
Inscription.  
Major Robert Bannon Reynolds, veteran of the War with Mexico, built this house in 1848. During the War Between the States, it was the command post of the Confederate commander, Major Gen. James Longstreet, prior to his launching of the siege of Knoxville. Many Confederate units were camped in fields nearby.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 55.921′ N, 84° 0.55′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11/70) and Major Reynolds Place, on the right when traveling west on Kingston Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37919, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert H. Hoover (approx. 1.1 miles away); UT RecSports Complex (approx. 1.9 miles away); In Grateful Memory to the Defenders of Cavett Blockhouse
Robert Reynolds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
2. Robert Reynolds Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Fallen Military Heroes of Bearden High (approx. 2.8 miles away); Burial Mound (approx. 2.8 miles away); Indian Mound (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cavett's Station (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bleak House (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .
1. As the Bearden landscape changes, the historic Knollwood home remains 'king of the hill'. By John Shearer of Shopper News. Posted July 30, 2020. (Submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Knollwood. National Register of Historic Places Asset Detail: registration and photographs PDF download (Submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Knollwood image. Click for full size.
By Brian Stansberry (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported), 2013
3. Knollwood
The Robert Reynolds house now is occupied by a real estate development company.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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