Learn more about pre-statehood Tennessee history! Read this book online! The Conquest of the Old Southwest: The Romantic Story of the Early Pioneers into Virginia, The Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky 1740-1790, by Archibald Henderson, Ph.D., D.C.L.
Early Knoxville / Knox County History:
A visitor's view of Knoxville, along with a drawing of the city (circa 1845):
Read this 1859 article about the early settlement of Knoxville!
We are transcribing William Rule's (1900) Standard History of Knoxville, Tennessee . Click here to read Chapter 14 - "Transportation"
View listings in the "County and Community Histories" and "Historical Sites" sections of the Knox County Bibliography
Knox County Historian:
Mr. Steve Cotham
McClung Historical Collection
Knox County Public Library System
500 West Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902-2505
Tennessee Historical Commission
Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
East Tennessee Historical Society
Knox County Historical Sites of Interest
Knox County landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places