Susan W. Knowles, Cumberland County

2014 Community History Award

As head of a research survey to gather information on the marble industry in Hawkins, Knox, and Blount counties, 2012-2013, Susan W. Knowles worked with Dr. Carroll Van West of the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU to create a Multiple Properties Nomination for the National Register of Historic Places.  Two of these properties, Mead Quarry at Ijams Nature Center and Ross Quarry, were approved by the Tennessee Historical Commission for National Register status.