Cedar Lane Cedars #5

Cedar Lane Cedars #5

Juniperus virginiana When Knoxvillian James McMillan planted dozens of red cedar trees along both sides of his 600-acre farm in 1844, he never envisioned that they would survive to become a living legacy of the area. Only about ten of the cedars remain today, but they...
Adair Oak of Fountain City #29

Adair Oak of Fountain City #29

Quercus alba While James White established White Fort (which would later become Knoxville), his friend John Adair established Fort Adair in 1788 just north in Grassy Valley. The land had been given to Adair by the governor of North Carolina for his services in the...