Knoxville's Market House

Knoxville's Market House (HM1UY8)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37902 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.883', W 83° 55.15'

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Knoxville's first Market House, opened on Main Avenue between Walnut and Market Streets in 1816, and the second and third on this square in 1854 and 1897, long served for the sale of farm products and as a colorful center of civic life. In 1863-64 the Market contained a Federal powder magazine, to the uneasiness of citizens. The old Market was replaced by the Mall in 1961.
HM NumberHM1UY8
Historical Period19th Century, Civil War
Historical PlaceBusiness Center
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByKnoxville - Knox County Civil War Centennial Committee
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionIn the middle of Market Square.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 236749 N 3983975
Decimal Degrees35.96471667, -83.91916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.883', W 83° 55.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 52.9800" N, 83° 55' 9.0000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)865
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325 Union Ave, Knoxville TN 37902, US
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In middle of Market Square.

Feb 19, 2018 at 8:07am PST by markermadness

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