Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Nov. 22
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 Nov. 12
  • Closed Nov. 22
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Nov. 12
  • Closed Nov. 22
865-215-8800

East Tennessee History Center Calendar

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  • September 15, 2018 - 10:00am to March 31, 2019 - 5:00pm
    The Museum of East Tennessee History at 25
    “Let us hasten to redeem time that is lost.”—Dr. J.G.M. Ramsey to those in attendance at the East Tennessee Historical Society's first annual meeting, May 5, 1834   Dr. J.G.M. Ramsey’s plea to save Tennessee’s past continues to reverberate in the galleries of the East Tennessee Historical Society’s museum, a permanent home for our region’s...
  • October 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Cells/chromosomes/DNA, types of DNA studies (Y, mito, auto), DNA strings, string inheritance, 5-generation possibility, autosomal descent, matching probabilities, time arenas, ethnic origins, limitations. Lecture will be in the first floor auditorium. No pre-registration required.

  • October 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 11:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    One of the most extraordinary units in military history trained in Tennessee, then went to Europe in 1944 to put on a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the Germany Army as their audience. Armed with inflatable tanks, sound effects, and more than a few tricks up their sleeves, these men of the Twenty-Third...

  • October 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Join the Knox County Public Library and the East Tennessee Historical Society and hear a noon presentation by John Stewart, Legislative Director for Senator Hubert Humphrey, as he speaks on the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    Lunch will be available, but pre-orders will need to be made through the Library's webpage.

  • October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    In 1982 Knoxville hosted the People’s Republic of China for its inaugural World’s Fair participation. Join Bo Roberts, the president and CEO of the World’s Fair and former UT vice president, Jack Neely, executive director of the Knoxville History Project, and Shellen Wu, UT associate professor of modern Chinese history, to commemorate the event...

  • October 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Students use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site. Items to be explored include available records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books...

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