James Park House

James Park House (HM286X)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37902 Knox County
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N 35° 57.697', W 83° 55.122'

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The Foundation for this house was laid by Governor John Sevier on a block bought from Knoxville founder James White in 1797. James Park, pioneer merchant and Knoxville's second mayor, completed the main house in 1812. His son, Dr. James Park occupied the house until 1912. It subsequently housed a War Work Shop and tearoom for the Red Cross, the Reaves-Leach infirmary, and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine. The Gulf & Ohio Railways renovated the house in 2006.
HM NumberHM286X
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 236781 N 3983630
Decimal Degrees35.96161667, -83.91870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.697', W 83° 55.122'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 41.82" N, 83° 55' 7.32" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 422 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville TN 37902, US
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  1. Marker is on the right when traveling north along Walnut Street toward its intersection with Cumberland Avenue.

  2. Marker is on the right when traveling north along Walnut Street toward its intersection with Cumberland Avenue.

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