State Bill 179
(by Mr Morrell)
AN ACT to incorporate the town of Lincoln Park in Knox County Tenn to define the corporate limits thereof to define the rights powers and liabilities of said town to provide for the government and control of the same to authorize said town to issue bonds not in excess oi $20,000 for the purpose of purchasing school grounds building public schools and for educational uses also for the opening extending constructing grading paving and macadamizing the streets and sidewalks of said town of Lincoln Park.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That that section of Knox County, Tenn, comprised within the following metes and bounds to wit: Beginning at a point in the west side of Broadway at the intersection of Broadway and the first alley north of Hiwassee Avenue; thence a westwardly direction with the south line of said alley to a point where said alley intersects with the old dummy line (now abandoned); thence northwardly, a direct line running at right angles with the line last described, to a point where said line intersects with the KC and G Ry right of way; thence northwardly with the eastern line of said right of way to a point in said right of way; where a line drawn parallel with Hiwassee Avenue and three hundred feet north of Hiwassee Avenue intersects with said railway right of way; thence westwardly with said line drawn parallel with said Hiwassee and three hundred feet north thereof to a point at the intersection of the lines of the Piedmont Addition and the Edgewood Land and Improvement Company's addition; thence northwardly a straight line drawn at right angles with the line last described to a point one hundred and fifty feet north of Faragut Avenue thence a direct line westwardly along the side of Sharp's Ridge to West Street; thence with the west line of West Street southwardly to Chickamauga Avenue; thence with the south line of Chickamauga Avenue eastwardly to the point where the Metler property and the property of the Edgewood Land and Improvement Company meet in the south line of Chickamauga Avenue then a direct line southwardly to a point in the south side of Shamrock Avenue west of Willow Street; thence with the south line of Shamrock Avenue eastwardly to a point in the west side of Holston Street, where Holston Street and Shamrock Avenue intersect; thence northwardly with the west line of Holston Street to a point at the southwest corner of Preston Avenue and Holston Street; thence with the south line of Preston Avenue to a point in the east side of Ontario Avenue, or Street, at the intersection of Ontario Street and Preston Avenue; thence northwardly with the east line of Ontario Street to a point in said line where an alley intersects with said street, being the first alley south of Atlantic Avenue; thence with the south side of a said alley to Broadway thence with the west line of Broadway in a northwardly direction to the point of the beginning-- and the inhabitants thereof are hereby incorporated as a municipality under the name and style of the Town of Lincoln Park and shall have perpetual succession by its corporate name to be sued and sue, plead, and be impleaded, may acquire and hold real estate or personal property within or beyond the limits of said town, for all municipal purposes, and may sell, lease, or dispose of same. for the benefit of said town and may use a corporate seal changeable at pleasure.
(Acts Passed at the ... General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, A.A. Hall & F.S. Heiskell, 1913, p. 1570)