New Public Art at Mary Vestal Park

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Kristin Farley
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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New Public Art at Mary Vestal Park

Posted: 09/04/2015
Mayor Madeline Rogero, Vice Mayor Nick Pavlis and other City Council members, and Mary Vestal community members will unveil new public art in Mary Vestal Park on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 5 p.m.

The piece, entitled “No Place Like Home,” was created by Alan Finch and Joe Babb in 2003 for the Tennessee One Ton Show.

The sculpture was later donated by Candora Properties to the City at the initiative of David Witherspoon, president of Candora Properties.

More about Mary Vestal Park

Mary Vestal Park is designed around the scenic Goose Creek in South Knoxville. Mary Vestal Greenway follows the creek throughout the park. South Knoxville Community Center is conveniently located across the street from the park.

Mary Vestal Park is located at 401 Maryville Pike. 

Directions: head south on Henley Street, cross the Henley Street Bridge; turn right onto Blount Avenue; Blount Avenue turns into Maryville Pike; go approximately three miles; park is on the right.


Anyone needing a disability accommodation to attend the art unveiling should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Stephanie Cook, at or 865-215-2034. For an English interpreter, contact Joshalyn Hundley, Title VI Coordinator, at 865-215-3867 or at