Allied Van Lines article about Top Places to Visit After a Relocation to Knoxville

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Knoxville, TN by Ryan Cox on Feb 14, 2017 Knoxville, Tennessee, was first settled in 1786 and quickly became Tennessee’s capital city. After the Civil War, Knoxville grew into a booming manufacturing and distribution center. In the early 1900s, the Tennessee Valley Authority was headquartered there and is […]

1st Lieutenant Robert W. Saunders Bridge Dedication

First Lieutenant Saunders, United States Marine Corps, made the ultimate sacrifice on June 17, 1970 when his plane crashed in inclement weather during a routine mission near Yakota Air Base, Japan.  The bridge dedicated in his honor is the one spanning State Route 162 on Dutchtown Road in Knoxville.  Knoxville Senators Becky Duncan Massed and […]

Richard F. Kirkpatrick

Born 15 September 1892, Knoxville, Tennessee Richard F. Kirkpatrick volunteered his services to the U.S. Army May 29, 1917. First assigned to Company F, 138th Infantry, 35th Division, and later transferred to Company L, 306th Infantry, 77th Division. Embarked for France in May 1918. Saw service on the Swiss border and in the Vosges Mountains. […]