Board to review Historic Register bids, including several in E. Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The State Review Board will meet Wednesday in Nashville to examine nominations for the National Register of Historic Places.

The board will vote on nine nominations from across the state. Those nominations that meet a certain criteria will be sent for final approval to the National Register of Historic Places at the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The nominations are: James Beaty General Merchandise Store in Fentress County; Crockett Tavern Museum in Hamblen County; Greenback Depot in Loudon County; M.A. Helm House in McMinn County; Wartburg Presbyterian Church in Morgan County; Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church in Sevier County; Sears Roebuck and Company Catalog Distribution Center and Retail Store in Shelby County; and Frazier Bend Historic District and Westmoreland Waterwheel and Gatepost, both in Knox County.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 225169832 -
Gray Television, Inc.