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

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  • 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...

  • October 13, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
    McMinn County Living Heritage Museum
    Program

    The Battle of Athens is the most historically significant event in the history of McMinn County. The McMinn County Living Heritage Museum will host a grand opening of an exhibit that will become a permanent display and will be unveiled on Saturday, October 13 at 2:30 PM. Stephen Byrum , the author of the Battle of Athens book will be on site...

  • October 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Well cared for and gleaming uniform white stones, Knoxville's National Cemetery still doesn't look ancient, but in fact it's one of the city's best-preserved relics of the Civil War. Its establishment was a priority of General Burnside when his army occupied Knoxville in 1863, and some graves are exactly where they were during the Confederate...

  • October 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    On Saturday, October 27, 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 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd. Students will explore various maps in books, in print, and online; how to understand public-land deeds and metes-and-bounds deeds; where to find migration maps; and map collections in the McClung Collection. Participants should bring information on their families. Call 865-215-8809 starting August 13 to register...

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