Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Loveville



Marker ID: THC 1E 36
Location: at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11) and Lovell Road (State Route 131), Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 53.75    W 084° 8.25
  35.89583333    -84.1375
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Robertus Love, a companion of Gen. James White, who founded Knoxville, established the village in this area in 1797 where he had built a fulling mill in 1792. Several of early buildings still exist a short distance from the highway. The name of the villag