Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24-25, 2017
  • Closed Jan. 1, 2018
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24-25, 2017
  • Holiday Hours Dec. 26 10am - 4 pm
  • Closed Jan. 1, 2018
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24-26, 2017
  • Closed Jan. 1, 2018
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24-26, 2017
  • Closed Jan. 1, 2018
865-215-8800

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Oct 3 2017 - 11:30am

Join the Historic Homes of Knoxville for a special celebration of the founding of the City of...

 

A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a...

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Oct 5 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Friends, the Knox County Public Library, Union Ave Books, and the East Tennessee Historical...

 

All descendants of Dr. Pierre Chastain are invited to the 2017 Annual Reunion, October 6...

 

Imbued with the natural beauty of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough has played gracious host to...

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Oct 6 2017 - 9:00am

The Tennessee Fall Homecoming is one of the nation's largest and most authentic music and folk...

 
Oct 7 2017 - 9:00am

The Tennessee Fall Homecoming is one of the nation's largest and most authentic music and folk...

 
Oct 7 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The festival includes craft vendors, baked goods and a traditional English tea. The teas are...

 
Oct 7 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Instructor: Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD

Cells/chromosomes/DNA, types of DNA...

 
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Imbued with the natural beauty of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough has played gracious host to...

 
 
Oct 10 2017 - 2:00pm

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Auditorium every Tuesday at 2pm for fun and...

 
Oct 10 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Popular Appalachian author and New York Times best-seller Sharyn McCrumb will be at the...

 
Oct 11 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In conjunction with the feature exhibition Stories in Stitches: Quilts from the East...

 
Oct 12 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a Genealogy Help Night on Thursday October 12,...

 
 
Oct 14 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD

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Oct 8 2017 - 9:00am

The Tennessee Fall Homecoming is one of the nation's largest and most authentic music and folk...

 
Oct 8 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate the 99th anniversary of Alvin C. York’s battle near Chatel-Chehery that resulted in...

 
Oct 8 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The 220th Anniversary of Historic Ramsey House and the Grand Opening of the newly renovated...

 
Oct 8 2017 - 6:30pm

The Epworth Monthly Singing at the Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave., Knoxville, TN will be held...

 
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A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a...

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Oct 15 2017 - 2:00pm

Annual Dollywood Singing will be held at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN on October 15, 2017. Show...

 
Oct 16 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Why do some monuments provide powerful emotions while others are largely forgotten?  This public...

 
Oct 17 2017 - 2:00pm

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Auditorium every Tuesday at 2pm for fun and...

 
Oct 17 2017 - 6:00pm

Old College Monthly Harp Singing will be held at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, 522...

 
Oct 17 2017 - 7:00pm

Sevier County Monthly Old Harp Singing will be held at the Middle Creek United Methodist Church...

 
 
Oct 19 2017 - 12:15pm

Archaeology isn’t all Indiana Jones but it can have its hair-raising experiences. Join former...

 
Oct 20 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

On Friday, October 20th at Market Square, the Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of...

 
Oct 21 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The museum’s annual ghost story festival, Haunted Museum, will take place on Saturday, October...

 
Oct 21 2017 - 11:00am

Participate with the family and friends of the Cobb Family as they...

 
Oct 21 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday, October 21, the Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and...

 
Oct 21 2017 - 6:00pm

Historic Rugby’s annual “Ghostly Gathering” , a yearly Halloween-season celebration, is a...

 
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Oct 22 2017 - 2:00pm

The Old Blue Springs Day will be Sunday, October 22nd at 2 PM at the Historical Blue Springs...

 
Oct 22 2017 - 2:00pm

The Annual Maryville College Singing will be held at Center for Campus Ministry, Maryville...

 
 
Oct 24 2017 - 2:00pm

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Auditorium every Tuesday at 2pm for fun and...

 
Oct 24 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

In a special evening lecture on Tuesday, October 24, Tore Olson demonstrates how twentieth-...

 
 
Oct 26 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Please join and support the Knoxville History Project for a fun and informative...

 
Oct 27 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Event will be held at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center’s covered amphitheater....

 
Oct 27 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Spooky surprises await you at Knoxville’s premier Halloween Event: the 7th Annual Hearth Scares...

 
Oct 28 2017 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Debbie Parker Wayne, CGSM, CGLSM, is a board-certified genealogist and genealogical lecturer...

 
Oct 28 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

The Smoky Mountain Quilters, present the 10th Annual Quilters Roadshow. The Quilters’ Roadshow...

 
Oct 28 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

On Saturday, October 28, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a...

 
Oct 28 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd

Advanced techniques in genealogical research beyond...

 
Oct 28 2017 - 6:00pm

Historic Rugby’s annual “Ghostly Gathering” , a yearly Halloween-season celebration, is a...

 
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A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a...

 
Oct 31 2017 - 2:00pm

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Auditorium every Tuesday at 2pm for fun and...

 
 
 
 
 
Oct 29 2017 - 3:00pm

The Franklin Monthly Old Harp Singing will be held at the Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian...