“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)


Loveville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, circa 1953
1. Loveville Marker
Inscription.  Robertus Love, a companion of Gen. James White, who founded Knoxville, established the village in this area in 1797 where he had built a fulling mill in 1792. Several of early buildings still exist a short distance from the highway. The name of the village has been corrupted to Lovell.
Erected 1953 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 37.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 53.75′ N, 84° 8.25′ W. Marker was near Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker was at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11) and Lovell Road (State Route 131), on the right on Kingston Pike. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. David Glasgow Farragut (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx.
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1.2 miles away); Archibald Roane (approx. 1.2 miles away); Memorial for Cofounders of Campbell Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Farragut Schools: Recent Years (approx. 1.7 miles away); Town of Farragut & Farragut Folklife Museum (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farragut Schools: Early Years (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Historic Village of Concord (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farragut.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,194 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 18, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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