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Great photo addition...

The statue is worth the visit. If you seek to add a photo to your " Great African Americans... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2016
S S
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Afternoon Lunch in Park

After a morning of being downtown I decided to have lunch....picked up some lunch and went to Haley... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2016
PaulyPauly2014
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Dec 18, 2016
“Great photo addition...”
Jun 29, 2016
“Afternoon Lunch in Park”
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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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Morningside Park, 1600 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN
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Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

The statue is worth the visit. If you seek to add a photo to your " Great African Americans" collection. Park is very small, but clean.

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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

After a morning of being downtown I decided to have lunch....picked up some lunch and went to Haley Heritage Square. It consists of actually a park, disc golf and bike trails! It was peaceful and quiet and not actually a bad place! I enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2015

There wasn't much to see or do, so we just drove past and went to another park. I don't think there was a lot of parking either. It looked more like a park for those that live in the area to walk to than a...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you must visit here, run in, look at the statue and run out and drive away before you get mugged. Very bad area. i would skip this one if I were you.

1  Thank Gary M
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...More

3  Thank Patty L
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...More

1  Thank patrat236
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.

1  Thank tigereyes1
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!

2  Thank ThatOrganicMom
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...More

5  Thank magicandbird
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