Knoxville Walking Tours

Let me tell you a story...

Vans Unisex Old Unisex Skool Classic gummi Skate Sko Sort Skate gummi f87ea2c
Vans Unisex Old Unisex Skool Classic gummi Skate Sko Sort Skate gummi f87ea2c
KWT_Footsteps_600x375
NIKE Mænds SB Zoom Dunk Low Pro Decon QS Skate Sko Hvid / Hvid / Aloe Verde Supra Women s Cuttler Sneaker Hvid Læder / Tonal Polka Dots Converse Mænds Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Ox Blå Lagune Osiris Mænds Klon Skate Sko Sort / Hvid / Grå NIKE SB Janoski Hyperfeel XT Sort / Antracit / Hvid / Sort Sort / sort-antracit-hvid Osiris Mænds Relik Skateboarding Sko Hvid / Sort / Lysegrå Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Sko (Premium Læder) Sort / Sand Hvid , Supra Vaider LC Sneaker Andorra-hvid Adidas Men EQT Running Support Sort , Vans Authentic Sort / Frost Grå Etnies Scout Sneaker Sort / Rød / Hvid Adidas Originals Mænds City Cup Skate Sko Grå Tre Stof, Grå Fem Stof, Guld Met. , Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Sko Sort / Sort Supra Scissor Skate Sko Sort - Hvid Speckle Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Sko Gum Mono , Vans Unisex Era Skate Sko, Classic Low-Top Lace-up Stil i holdbar Dobbelt-Stitched Lærred og original Vaffel Ydersål Blå / Grå / Rød Heelys Mænds Launch Fashion Sneaker Grå Vans Unisex Classic Slip-on (Checkerboard) Skate Sko Estate Blue / True White , DC mænds Heathrow Casual Skate Shoe Blå / Grå , DC mænds Evan Smith Skateboarding sko Sort / Hvid / Rød Vans Herre Classic Slip On (Suede & Suiting) Skateboarding Sko Sort / tin checkerbræt , Vans Women s Classic Slip på Skate Shoes (Leopard) Pink / Black Diadora Game L High Waxed Skate Sko Hvid / Rød Peber , Supra Scissor Skate Sko Lysegrå-rød , Supra Vaider LC Sneaker Formel One-White Vans Women s Sk8-Hi (TM) Core Classics Hvid lærred Lakai Limited Fodtøj Herre Daly Hvid lærred DC Mænds Trase TX Unisex Skate Sko Grå / Grå / Hvid Supra Vaider LC Sneaker Sort / Kobber / Hvid
BIGTREE Lår Høj Støvler kvinder blonde Op Casual Fall Vinter Komfortabel Varmt fladt faux Suede Long Boots Sort Journee Collection Kvinder Buckle Slouch High Heel Boots Mørkebrun Brinley Co Kvinder Hilton-xwc Slouch Boot Grå ekstra bred kalve , Ryka Women s INFLUENCE2.5 Cross-Trainer Shoe Sort / Lilla , Durango Kvinder DRD0123 Western Boot Mørkebrun Avia Mænds Avi-Edge Cross-Trainer Shoe True Navy / Black / Frost Grey RF MOMENTER Kvinder Læderbøjle Accent Knæ Høj Ridestøvler med Skjult Lomme Sort Pu med lomme. , Bella Vita Women s Talina II Harness Boot Grå Burnish , Stuart Weitzman Women s Tiemodel Over Knæet Boot Snow Plonge Stretch Blue Berry EASY21 Kvinder Casual Flats Ballet Ankel Rem Fashion Sko kastanje Riverberry Women s Aria Lukket, Round Toe Ballet Flat Slip On Sko Coral Pink Suede , Ollio Women s Shoe Cut Out Komfort Elastiske Ballet Flats Sort Sam Edelman Kvinder Rumi Mule Midnight Navy Suede Lucky Brand Women s NEEKA2 Wedge Sandal Cafe XYD Kvinder Åben Tå Strappy Low Block Heel Sandal Pumps Ankel Rem Bryllupskjole Sko Lilla , Så Danca TA55 Buckle Strap 1.5 Heel Tap Sko , Meget fin Ballroom Latin Tango Salsa Dansesko til Kvinder 2829LEDSS 3-tommer Hæl + Sammenfoldelig Børste Bundle Vans Unisex Era 59 Skate Shoes Port Royal / Material Mix , Skechers Women s Wave Lite-Pretty Philosophy Naturlig DC Women s Trace TX Skate Sko Mørk Oliven Steve Madden Womens Essa Grå , IDIFU Damemode Lace Up Low Chunky Heels Oxfords Round Toe Lukket Lågt Top Sko Rødvin Chic Kilder Drenge Piger To Hjul Roller Skate Sko Kids Sports Sneaker Rød , One Piece Anime Cosplay Sko Canvas Sko Sneakers Colorful Low Cut 3 Billede 2 XPKWS Vandsko til drenge piger Quick-Dry Beach Sko Mænds Kvinder Udendørs Surf Bådsejlads Svømme sportssko Black01 DoGeek Vandsko Mænd Kvinder-For Aqua Surf / Strand / Våddragt Sneakers - Lette vægt Mesh åndbar sandaler Sort Danner Mænds Tachyon 8 Duty Boots Sage Green Reebok Mænds Sublite Pude RB8405 Militær og Tactical Boot Sort Feetmat Kvinder Træsko Mesh Lightweight Hurtigtørrende vand Sko Slip On Garden Sko Tøfler Sandaler til sommer Dyb blå , Fashiontown Vandsko til mænd Aqua Sokker Soft Swims Beach Driving Women Barefoot Shoe Rose
Vans Unisex Old Unisex Skool Classic gummi Skate Sko Sort Skate gummi f87ea2c Guided Knoxville walking tours

Storyteller Laura Still helps you live the stories of pioneers, soldiers, outlaws, and even fictional characters who walked these streets before you.

Knoxville has a rich history full of colorful characters and famous, and infamous, figures whose lives have been the inspiration for books, movies, and works of art. Take a stroll through history in beautiful downtown Knoxville while listening to true tales of the heroes, heels, and hardened criminals that are part of the hidden lore of this unique East Tennessee town.

In Partnership with Jack Neely and the Knoxville History Project

A portion of the proceeds for downtown tours go to help fund the work of the non-profit Knoxville History Project. Many stories are based on the books and stories of award-winning journalist and writer Jack Neely. Knoxville Walking Tours opens a window to Knoxville’s varied past and leads you on a journey through both hard times and high times of a city growing through over two centuries of history.

Your Guide

Native East Tennessee poet and storyteller Laura Still loves to share the lore of her home with visitors and neighbors. Let her tell you a story about Knoxville—its past, its present, and most of all its people.

A Haunted History of Knoxville

Storyteller Laura Still has explored graveyards and haunted houses all over the city to create the definitive guide to Knoxville’s ghostly history and lingering spirits. Get your copy today


2018 Tours Start in March
Book now!

Purchase a gift certificate
Choose Your Tour
Shadow Side Ghost Tour

Brave souls who enjoy a chill can join us for a trip into Knoxville's shadow side. The city's history of blood-stained streets echoing with gunfire is full of restless spirits. Visit their haunts and hear local legends of ghostly apparitions. Details & Tickets

Shadow Side 2: Ghosts of the Old City

Red Summer, drunken brawls, hot lead, and blood on the tracks. Knoxville's Old City used to be known as the bowery, where victims of murderous brawls, dealdly shoot-outs, and horrific train crashes haunt the old buildings and back alleys along with the ghost of a musician who hasn't quite faded away. Details & Tickets

New: Knoxville Botanical Garden

Ten years before statehood David Howell planted a garden, establishing a family business that would last over a hundred years. Travel from the frontier to today hearing the story of this historic property in sun and shadow. Proceeds help support the garden. Details & Tickets

Civil War

Walk the streets of a city torn in two by divided loyalties and then get an overview of the fighting from the observation deck of the Sunsphere. Spies, bridge burners, miracle shots, betrayal, and battle. Details & Tickets

Skateboarding
Gunslingers

Family feuds and wanted outlaws. You'll relive the days when Knoxville was the wild west and Gay Street was the OK Corral. Details & Tickets

Early Years

Step back over two centuries and visit Knoxville's founders as you listen to the stories of the settlement of White's Fort and establishment of the capital of the Southwest Territory at the headwaters of the Tennessee. Details & Tickets

Musical History

The Knoxville story has always been set to music, from the time when the poetic rhythms of the native Cherokee tribes still echoed in the hills and the ballads of the Scots-Irish settlers were sung around campfires on the riverbanks. Immigrants from all over the world brought new instruments and tunes to enliven the song and make Knoxville home to musicians of every genre. Details & Tickets

Old Gray Cemetery

Just north of downtown Knoxville, Old Gray Cemetery is a little-known historic jewel. Founded in 1850 as part of the rural park cemetery movement, it became a popular destination for carriage rides and picnics. 1860-1910, when most of the graves were dug, were some of the most violent decades of Knoxville’s history, as well as the heyday of the local marble industry, when the fashion for elaborate monuments and statuary was at its zenith. Details & Tickets

Literary Heritage

Home of Cormac McCarthy, Nikki Giovanni, James Agee, and more. You'll visit the scenes that inspired them and walk in the footsteps of their characters. Details & Tickets

0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

© Copyright 2016 Knoxville Walking Tours · All Rights Reserved · (865)309-4522