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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  • 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...

  • August 18, 2017 - 10:00am to August 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
    Have a Blast with the Past! Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

    Join the East Tennessee Historical Society on Saturday, August 18, for an one-of-a-kind celebration of our region's history! Participants representing the people, places, and events that shaped our past spill out of the East Tennessee History Center and fill downtown Knoxville, making history truly come alive...

  • November 20, 2017 - 9:00am to January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
    From Erzgebirge, Germany, to Wartburg, Tennessee
    A Family's Christmas Tradition

    Charles Gottlieb Ficke/Fickey and wife Ernestine Augusta Auerswald, through whom the crèche (above) and Christmas carousel (right) descended, immigrated to the United States from the Saxony region of Germany in 1883. Accompanying them were their sons Ernest, 15, and Theodore, 10.

    An...

  • January 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 explore the seven major genealogical sites: Ancestry, Family Search, FindmyPast, MyHeritage, Fold3, Google, Cyndis List. Call 865-215-8809 starting January 2 to register.

  • January 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
    Blount County Public Library and Blount County Friends of the Library
    Program

    On Saturday, January 20, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Friends of the Library will sponsor Appalachian Reads: King's Mountain by Sharyn McCrumb. Appalachian Reads is a book group that reads and discusses works of Southern Appalachian authors. The discussion of Sharyn McCrumb's King's Mountain will be facilitated by A. J. Coulter....

  • January 22, 2018 - 9:00am to July 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
    A Travelling Exhibition from the Museum of the American Military Experience

    Between 2006 and 2009, an international team of historians, archaeologists, and geographers travelled to France to rediscover and document where Fentress County-native Sergeant Alvin C. York made his heroic stand. In the Footsteps of Sergeant York, a travelling exhibition from the Museum of the American Military Experience, showcases...

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