The Bijou Theater. 110 years of entertaining Knoxville.

The Lamar House was constructed in 1817 in Knoxville, TN. by Irish immigrant Thomas Humes as an upscale hotel. It was originally called the "Knoxville Hotel", and subsequently "City Hotel" for a time. Becoming a popular spot for the local well-to-do, President Andrew Jackson was just the first of a total of five U.S. Presidents [...]