—Knoxville History Project —Recognized as one of Knoxville's most influential artists of the early 20th century, Catherine Wiley was born near Knoxville in Coal Creek (later Lake City, now Rocky Top). Her father worked in the coal industry before moving the family to Knoxville in 1882, where Catherine, and her sister and fellow artist, Eleanor McAdoo Wiley (1876-1977) grew up on Fort Sanders' Laurel Avenue. Her grandfather was the prominent attorney and businessman William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr., and her uncle was U.S. Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. Wiley's sister Eleanor McAdoo Wiley, was also an active painter in Knoxville.
|Placed By||Knoxville History Project|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 236827 N 3984006|
|Decimal Degrees||35.96501667, -83.91831667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 57.901', W 83° 55.099'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 57' 54.06" N, 83° 55' 5.9399999999998" W|
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