Alcoa in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Duck Pond and Lily Pond
Captions (clockwise from top right)
The Duck Pond. In 1954 weeping willow trees were planted on the Springbrook Road side of the pond, and maple trees on the opposite side.
Alcoa Elementary School at the time of its opening in 1971. Photograph by Harold W. Seabolt.
Below: The Duck Pond in 1967 before Alcoa Elementary School was constructed on the athletic practice field in the background.
Above: The Lily Pond in 1967.
Mirror Lake, later known as the Lily Pond, was located between the pool and the present Duck Pond. The Lily Pond featured pink and white water lilies.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, City of Alcoa series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1931.
Location. 35° 47.493′ N, 83° 58.605′ W. Marker is in Alcoa, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker can be reached from Springbrook Road, 0.1 miles north of Marconi Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcoa TN 37701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springbrook Pool (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alcoa's First Fire Hall (approx. Ό mile away); Nicely's Grocery Store (approx. Ό mile away); Babcock Lumber & Land Company and the Vose Community (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hultquist and Chandler Homes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Alcoa High School Athletics (approx. half a mile away); Springbrook School (approx. half a mile away); Springbrook Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alcoa.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.