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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 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...

  • September 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Digital Materials Librarian Jennifer Randles will take us on a tour of the vast collection of records available via the newly-redesigned Tennessee Virtual Archive. This free online depository of Tennessee’s history was overhauled in 2018 to make it more mobile-friendly and more accessible to the public. Researchers can now find thousands of...

  • 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 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    In his new book, Historic Disasters of East Tennessee, author and historian Dewaine A. Speaks chronicles the stories of a series of disasters that have taken place in East Tennessee. The 1902 Fraterville Mine explosion, took the lives of 216 men and boys. The New Market train wreck in 1904 claimed 64, and in 2016, the Great Smoky...

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