Historic Markers Across Tennessee

William G. "Parson" Brownlow

Marker ID: THC 1E 89
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, Mulberry Avenue, City Auditorium
County: Knox
Waymark: None


Born in Wythe County, Va., Aug. 29, 1805, Methodist Circuit Rider, Editor of the Knoxville Whig, 1849-61, staunch Unionist, Reconstruction Governor of Tennessee, 1865-69, United States Senator, 1869-75, he had his home and legal residence 220 feet west of