Old Knox County Courthouse

Old Knox County Courthouse (HM25N)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37902 Knox County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 57.687', W 83° 55.007'

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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 adjourned and the prisoners were sent to Atlanta because of increasing Union raids in East Tennessee. The courthouse was used as a hospital for the wounded of both armies in the fall of 1863.
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HM NumberHM25N
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Marker NumberIE 92
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 12:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 236953 N 3983606
Decimal Degrees35.96145000, -83.91678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.687', W 83° 55.007'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 41.22" N, 83° 55' 0.42" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 342-398 W Main St, Knoxville TN 37902, US
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