SN: 115995 - 2020 / Y1695

An easy walk with some local history and the beautiful campus of Maryville College. Nice mix of city street and greenway walking.

what is the event

Historic Downtown

Year Round Walk

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Modern Maryville City Building
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Honoring those who gave their all for our freedom
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Walk along Pistol Creek which runs through town
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Some say without Tennessee there wouldn't be a Texas
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where is the event

Maryville, Tennessee

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Vienna Coffee House

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans

Long description

Enjoy a delightful walk through historical Maryville, founded in 1795. The Cades Cove / Thompson-Brown House Museum, Blount County Historical Museum and old Courthouse highlight the area's history, while the Blount County Justice Center, Hospital and new Municipal Center reflect the modern-day city. Your journey includes the tree lined streets of Maryville College and a section of Greenway featuring a tribute to Maryville's history and the spring which provided water to Ft Craig in the late 18th century. Open Daily (except Christmas & New Years). Mon-Wed 7 am - 7 pm, Thur - Sat 7 am - 9 pm. Sun 10 am - 4 pm.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5, 10k, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

Ask the barista for the Walk Box which is kept behind the counter. Either before or after your walk, you might try Vienna Coffee. It is locally roasted and has a great reputation for flavor.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

212 College St., Maryville. From East and West I-40, take Exit 376 to I-140 to Maryville/Alcoa. Take Exit 11A (Hwy 129 South) and merge with traffic. After passing the airport, get into LEFT lane and stay left at the split, following the sign for North US 411 to North US 321 to Maryville, Townsend, Smoky Mountains - this becomes Hall Rd. Continue on Hall Rd through the city of Alcoa to Maryville. After crossing the Veterans Memorial Bridge, the road becomes Washington St. At the 2nd traffic light on Washington St., turn RIGHT on to Sevierville Rd which will curve to your left and become E. Church Ave. The Vienna Coffee House building will be on your left down College St with ample parking.

event sponsor

East Tennessee Wanderers

Event website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.