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
  • April 19: 10am-4pm
  • Closed April 21
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 April 19
  • Closed April 21
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed April 19
865-215-8800

East Tennessee History Center Calendar

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  • June 4, 2019 (All day) to September 1, 2019 (All day)
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    For the ninth year, the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) is pleased to announce its participation in Blue Star Museums to offer free museum admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their immediate families, as well as National Guard and Reserves, from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2019. Blue Star Museums is a...

  • June 24, 2019 - 9:00am to June 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
    Program

    Children ages 9-13 are invited to join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a week-long adventure into the past! “Hidden History” Junior Historian camp will provide campers a sneak-peek into Knoxville museums and the city’s history. Each day features a field trip, tour, or hands-on activity to bring that history to life in the very spots...

  • June 29, 2019 - 10:00am to January 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
    A (Hillbilly) History of Mountain Dew
    “[Mountain Dew]’s pretty much a religious obsession for me.”
    —Chris Whitley, 27-year-old superfan of Mountain Dew, Jackson, Mississippi

    Mountain Dew. Your parents likely warned you about the neon-green soda. Doctors and dentists despise it. Yet, across the United States—especially in the South and Midwest—there are “superfans” of the...

  • June 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Doris Martinson, MLS, CA, Head, Knox County Archives. How to use county records (births, civil court, criminal court, deaths, deeds, divorces, probate, tax, wills) for investigating ancestors. Examples from the extensive resources of the Knox County Archives will be shown. Lecture will begin in the first floor auditorium. No pre-...

  • July 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    James Rufus Agee (1909-1955) was one of America’s most gifted writers. Only six when his father died in an automobile accident, he later wrote about the tragedy in the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Death in the Family, set in his hometown of Knoxville. One-third of Agee’s short years were spent in East Tennessee. Paul F. Brown draws on...

  • July 20, 2019 - 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. Call (865) 215-8809 to pre-register beginning on July 8....

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