Ancient Lore Village Opens

Tom Boyd’s $12 million fantasy-themed event venue in rural South Knox County is ready for guests to arrive.

From Village to Venue

Businessman Tom Boyd has submitted plans to use his South Knox County property as an event venue rather than a fantasy-themed resort.

Ancient Lore Is History in Knox

Tom Boyd nixes plan to build his first fantasy-themed resort in Knox County and gets rebuffed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Different Stories

Ancient Lore

A Sunday open house at the would-be fantasy resort Ancient Lore Village provides competing narratives from developers and local residents.