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Genealogy: Finding My Own Knoxville History

My family is wonderful. I would do anything in my power for my parents, in-laws and myriad cousins, aunts, uncles and extended others. I grew up in Benton, TN down on the TN/GA border. My maternal grandfather actually preached at … Continue reading

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Preserving Knoxville Area Historic Places: Knox Heritage

Anyone interested in local history should check out Knox Heritage at KnoxHeritage.com Knox Heritage works to preserve structures and places with historic or cultural significance. Established in 1974 as a non-profit educational corporation, Knox Heritage is chartered by the state … Continue reading

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Up and Away Hot Air Ballooning in the Smokies

Just a few miles north of Knoxville, off the 407 – Sevierville exit, along with my wife, I recently took an exhilarating ride on a hot air balloon over the hills, farms and lakes of East Tennessee. The morning ride … Continue reading

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