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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Maryville, TN
Event Name: Historic Downtown
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106190 2017/Y1695
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 km - 2B
Description: Open Daily (except Christmas & New Years). Mon-Wed 7 am - 7 pm, Thur - Sat 7 am - 9 pm. Sun 10 am - 4 pm. Enjoy a delightful walk through historical Maryville, which was founded in 1795. Enjoy the Cades Cove / Thompson-Brown House Museum and Blount County Historical Museum. Pass the Blount County Justice Center. Stroll through the tree lined streets of Maryville College. The walk passes the old Courthouse and new Municipal Center. Enjoy a section of the Alcoa / Maryville Greenway and see the spring which provided water to Fort Craig.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Vice Presidential Walks, You'll Never Walk Alone
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Location: Vienna Coffe House
Start Point / Driving Directions: 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. Watch for Vienna Coffee House building on your left with lots of parking. In addition there is a large city parking lot on your right, and Vienna Coffee House will be on your left down College St. There is also parking along College St.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walk Box is behind the counter. Ask the barista. Either before or after your walk, you might try Vienna Coffee. It is locally roasted and has a great reputation for flavor.
Host Club: East Tennessee Wanderers
Contact: Linda Nelson (865) 617-9945
Website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: linda37754@gmail.com