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

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  • 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 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....

  • August 10, 2019 - 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. Finding your Civil War ancestor, service records, pension records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries. Participants should bring names and states of known or suspected Civil War ancestors. Call (865) 215-8809 to pre-register beginning...

  • August 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Have a Blast with the Past! Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019

    Join the East Tennessee Historical Society on Saturday, August 17, 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...

  • August 24, 2019 - 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 to pre-register starting on...

  • August 31, 2019 - 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 August 19 to register.

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