Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2020 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 135.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Air & Space • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
Location. 36° 0.009′ N, 83° 52.446′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Holston Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4041 Holston Dr, Knoxville TN 37914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffat Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alfred Buffat Homeplace (approx. 2 miles away); First African American Church (approx. 2 miles away); Odd Fellows Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Knoxville (approx. 2.2 miles away); Magnolia Avenue History (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ruth Cobb Brice (approx. 2.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Also see . . .
1. Off to the Races: Cal Johnson's track from slavery to speedways. (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Cal Johnson (businessman). (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.