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  • January 20, 2018 - 9:00am to August 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
    A Travelling Exhibition from the Museum of the American Military Experience--Now Extended Through August 26!

    Between 2006 and 2009, an international team of historians, archaeologists, and geographers traveled 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 traveling exhibition from the Museum of the American Military Experience, showcases...

  • May 29, 2018 (All day) to September 3, 2018 (All day)
    @ Museum of East Tennessee History
    Program

    For the eighth year, the East Tennessee Historical Society 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 2018. Blue Star Museums is a...

  • August 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program
    While the term "Code Talkers" is often associated with World War II, the story actually begins in WWI, when to avoid German deciphering of messages, the U.S. military employed Native Americans fluent in both their native language and English, to send secret messages in battle. The first known use of Native Americans in the American military to...
  • August 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Edward Terry Sanford was born in Knoxville and is one of only six Tennesseans to have served on the United States Supreme Court (1923-1930) and the only one who obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee.

    Stephanie L. Slater's important work covers Sanford's early upbringing, the lasting impression a largely pro-...

  • August 25, 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...

  • September 1, 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 August 20 to register.

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