Alcoa in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Incorporation of the City of Alcoa
Captions (clockwise from top left)
The City of Alcoa's first city commission meeting in 1919. Clockwise from the left: V. J. Hultquist, city manager; Blair Wilcox, city engineer; S. A. Copp, commissioner; C. L. Babcock, mayor; W. V. Arnold, commissioner; Homer A. Goddard, city attorney; and A. B. Smith, city recorder.
Rev. Stone Carr, left, and Betty Rush, right, were elected Alcoa's first African American and female city commissioners in 1968.
Tanya Henderson Martin, one of the first 15 African American students to integrate Alcoa High School in 1963, was elected Alcoa's first female African American commissioner in 2018.
Donald R. Mull was Alcoa's longest-serving mayor, having
Above right: Alcoa's present municipal building was opened in 2000.
Right: The pedestrian bridge across Alcoa Highway.
Left: The Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) fabricated this aluminum token in celebration of the City's 50th anniversary in 1969.
L-R, A. B. Smith, V. J. Hultquist, and Homer A. Goddard are pictured during the City's 25th anniversary in 1944.
Erected 2019 by City of Alcoa Arconic Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, City of Alcoa series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1919.
Location. 35° 46.955′ N, 83° 59.338′ W. Marker is in Alcoa, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker can be reached from Associates Boulevard west of Fountaine View Circle, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located by the bridge in the Alcoa City Hall parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 223 Associates Blvd, Alcoa TN 37701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles M. Hall School (approx. half a mile away); The Commercial Building (approx. half a mile away); The Hall Community (approx. half a mile away); The Duck Pond and Lily Pond (approx. 0.9 miles away); Alcoa's First Fire Hall (approx. one mile away); Springbrook Pool (approx. one mile away); Hultquist and Chandler Homes (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nicely's Grocery Store (approx. 1.2 miles 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 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.