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  • 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...

  • September 4, 2019 - 9:00am to October 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
    East Tennessee Remembers 9/11

    Following the events of September 11, 2001, East Tennesseans contributed more than $940,000 to purchase and equip a 95-foot tower ladder truck for Harlem-based Ladder Company 14, helping the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) replenish the largest vehicles in the city's firefighting fleet. The so-called “Freedom Engine,” built by Seagrave...

  • September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Join Jack Neely for a Brown Bag Lecture and book signing as he discusses his latest book, Historic Knoxville: The Curious Visitor's Guide to Its Stories and Places, a comprehensive and engaging guide to scores of sites and institutions relevant to the city's endlessly fascinating, but often little known, history. Jack will also...

  • September 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    For the twelfth consecutive year, the Museum of East Tennessee History is pleased to join with museums across the country to participate in Museum Day by offering free admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Museum Day is a program of Smithsonian magazine.

    The Museum Day ticket can be downloaded at...

  • September 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd. How to begin your family search using charts and forms, free internet sites, genealogy software, and other sources. Call 865-215-8809 starting September 9 to register.

  • September 24, 2019 - 6:30pm
    The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
    Program
    The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775- 1777

    Join the East Tennessee Historical Society as we welcome back the Pulitzer Prize winning author, Rick Atkinson, for a special lecture and books singing of his new book The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777. Volume...

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Free Admission for Military Families through the Blue Star Museum Program Jun 4 2019 (All day) to Sep 1 2019 (All day)
 
 
 
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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