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Encyclopedia > Chilhowee Park

Chilhowee Park is a neighborhood located in the east end of Knoxville, Tennessee.It was home to many of the workers of Standard Knitting Mills in the early 1900s. It is bounded by I-40 to the north, Chilhowee Park and Beaman Street to the east, Magnolia Avenue to the south, and Cherry Street to the west. [1] Knoxville redirects here. ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... This page is under construction. ...

Chilhowee Park is also an 80 acre venue that can accommodate multiple events. It has a 4500 seat amphitheater. In the early pat of the 20th century, August 8 of each year was the only day blacks in Knoxville were allowed to visit the park. On Aug. 8, 1863, Tennessee's "military" Gov. Andrew Johnson freed his personal slaves. During the early 20th century, the day was celebrated by blacks in Tennessee as a holiday. [2] (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons of the same name, see Andrew Johnson (disambiguation). ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...

See also

The National Register of Historic Places includes many historic structures in Knox County, Tennessee. ...

External links

Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  1. ^ Restore Knoxville
  2. ^ Tennessee Recalls Emancipation, Segregation



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