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 July 4
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 July 4
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed July 4
865-215-8800

East Tennessee History Center Calendar

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  • 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.

  • September 14, 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. There are 3,007 counties, 64 parishes, 18 organized boroughs, 11 census areas, 41 independent cities, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 3,142 counties and county-equivalents in the United States. Students will explore online genealogical materials...

  • 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.

  • October 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Cells/chromosomes/DNA, types of DNA studies (Y, mito, auto), DNA strings, string inheritance, 5-generation possibility, autosomal descent, matching probabilities, time arenas, ethnic origins, limitations. Lecture will be in the first floor auditorium. No pre-registration required.

  • October 12, 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 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 27, 2019 - 2:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    One of the most-talked-about events of the Cold War was the drowning of the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers of the Soviet Union, May 1, 1960. Tried for espionage and held for nearly two years in a Soviet prison, Powers was eventually exchanged by a senior KGB spy. Though cleared by the U.S. government of any wrongdoing...

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