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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
Mayor Welcomes LMU to Old City Hall
February 25, 2008 - Mayor Bill Haslam, Congressman John. J. Duncan, Pete DeBusk - chairman of the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Board of Trustees, Nancy Moody - President of LMU, James G. Alexander with the Old City Hall Partnership and William S. Owen with Asset & Equity Corporation took part in a signing ceremony welcoming Lincoln Memorial University as the new tenant in the Old City Hall at 9 a.m. on Monday, February 25th at 601 West Summit Hill.

Representatives sign papers securing the lease of LMU as the
new tenant in the Old City Hall at 601 West Summitt Hill
Signing of papers
Sitting L to R: James G. Alexander of Old City Hall Partnership,
LMU President Nancy B. Moody, City of Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam.
Standing L toR: Pete DeBusk - Chairman of the Board of Trustees for LMU
and William S. Owen - President of Asset & Equity Corporation

The ceremony was held in the old City Council chambers on the third floor of the building.

Lincoln Memorial University is establishing a satellite campus in the historic 64,000-square-foot building in downtown Knoxville.

Built in the 1840s the Old City Hall has variously served as Tennessee School for the Deaf, the home of Knoxville’s city government and as a hospital for both Confederate and United States soldiers during the Civil War.

 

 

 

 

 

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