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Address: Morningside Park, 1600 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN
Phone Number: 800-727-8045
Description: A scenic city park includes a magnificent statue honoring Alex Haley...
A scenic city park includes a magnificent statue honoring Alex Haley, author of numerous novels, including "Roots," who made Knoxville his home.
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Nice honor for an inspiring man

Albeit this is a small park, yet it encompasses much beauty and inspiration. The statue of Alex Haley is a little formidable in size, but is beautiful. I am sure it captures his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Albeit this is a small park, yet it encompasses much beauty and inspiration. The statue of Alex Haley is a little formidable in size, but is beautiful. I am sure it captures his character and charm nonetheless. The sculptor accomplished a great artistic feat. Also to the right is a nice little play ground for children to enjoy. It also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Haley Heritage Square is a small park like area dedicated to Alex Haley. The 'park' is very small but the statue is large and it only takes a few minutes to read the inscription on the plaque. Being a fan of Alex Haley and his classic work Roots, it was nice to visit the area dedicated to him. If you... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Park was just a pocket park so time allotted to go see the park was too long; takes about 10 minutes to see statue and read inscription.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

My children and I just happened to drive by and find this gem of a park! The playground is suitable for young children especially in spring when it is not too hot. There are walking paths, people jogging, biking, and the view is beautiful!

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Little Elm, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

There is not much else to this area except for a very nice park area with a playground and the Alex Haley statue. The statue is impressive and has a great amount of detail. It is definitely worth the drive to snap a couple of pictures forthe scrapbook.

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Address: Address: Morningside Park, 1600 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN
Phone Number: 800-727-8045
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville

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