Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Old Knox County Courthouse



Marker ID: THC 1E 92
Location: 400 W Main St, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 57.687    W 083° 55.007
  35.96145    -83.91678333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

The third courthouse of Knox County was across Main Ave. to the north from 1842-1886. There twelve Union raiders who were charged with train stealing in the 1862 Great Locomotive Chase in Georgia, were tried in 1863. One was convicted. The trial was then