Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sept. 4, 2017
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Sept. 4, 2017
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 Sept. 4, 2017
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Sept. 4, 2017
865-215-8800

East Tennessee History Center Calendar

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  • August 7, 2017 - 9:00am to January 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
    Quilts from the East Tennessee Historical Society's Permanent Collection

     

    East Tennessee families treasure quilts made by their ancestors. Besides warming and decorating the bed, quilts also serve as reminders of important events—births, weddings, service to our country, the death of loved ones. Often, these memories are preserved in notes attached to the quilts or through stories handed down to younger...

  • October 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    a Program by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound
    Program

    On Friday, October 20th at Market Square, the Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS) will be screening home movies from its vast collection, with live music accompaniment. The event is part of International Home Movie Day, celebrating the unique cultural and historical record that home movies provide. (...

  • October 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Saturday, October 21, the Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS) will be participating in Home Movie Day. Now in its 15th year, the international event invites people to bring their home movies to locations around the world to view and celebrate these unique looks at our communities and cultures.

    ...
  • October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    In a special evening lecture on Tuesday, October 24, Tore Olson demonstrates how twentieth-century efforts to overcome poverty in East Tennessee through the Tennessee Valley Authority came to serve as a model for accomplishing similar goals in places s far-flung places, such as Mexico, India, and Afghanistan. After World War II, countless...

  • October 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
    Family Friendly Program at the Museum of East Tennessee History
    Program

    On Saturday, October 28, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a spooky event highlighting the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat to eerie Victorian mourning traditions, we’ll delve into the region’s history of sightings and folklore! The event will...

  • October 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd

    Advanced techniques in genealogical research beyond online sources with special attention to primary sources. Participants should have completed some family research including census and internet work, and should bring the research they have already done.

    Pre-registration is required and opens on...

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