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Tennessee Central Railway

... in Tennessee, such as coal, lumber and phosphate, to Nashville, Knoxville and Memphis cheaper than they could be moved on... of an east-west railroad that reached all the way from Knoxville to Memphis, but he didn't give up. He …

State of Franklin

... 2,000 people living there! (Later this community became known as Knoxville.) This is a good book about the state of Franklin Here are...…

Sellar's Farm

Sellar's Farm

... these statues are now housed at the McClung Museum in Knoxville. Spring Creek in the winter Now, back to the Sellars Farm...…

John Sevier

... of Franklin, and it faded from existence.   John Sevier's grave in Knoxville Then, in 1796, the state of Tennessee was formed. Sevier was...…

David Farragut

... officer. Naturally, he was a Tennessean. Farragut was born in 1801 near Knoxville. When he was a very young boy, his father...…