August 2010 Archives
Tall Tales of Flying Stunts and Tent Sales
The Good Doctor,I have researched a family legend and have not been able to find the answer. I was hoping you could help.The family legend...Read More Published 08/31/2010 at 4:53 PM 0 comments
Cherokee Arms: Knoxville's Arms Manufacturer?
Editor's Note: This query was received via telephone transmission. A reader who lacks a computer called in regard to his grandfather's shotgun, which is labeled...Read More Published 08/23/2010 at 10:05 AM 0 comments
State Street, that Great Street, Before it Became our Place for Parking Lots
Sir, As a teenager I carried the News Sentinel and, at times, the Knoxville Journal. While carrying the "Downtown Route," my manager dropped my bundle at...Read More Published 08/12/2010 at 4:27 PM 0 comments
What's Up With That Arch Above Reruns?
There are many beautiful flourishes to the buildings downtown. One that seems more odd to me than beautiful is the little brick arch above the...Read More Published 08/10/2010 at 3:30 PM 0 comments
The Wonderful 18th Century House of Alexander Bishop
Dr. Knox:I'm currently taking photographs of historic houses in Knoxville and Knox County. When looking for the Alexander Bishop House, listed on the National Register...Read More Published 08/09/2010 at 11:30 AM 0 comments