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  • February 14, 2020 - 9:00am to February 14, 2021 - 5:00pm
    Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era
    Introduction

    Knoxville occupies a unique place in the American South. Following the Civil War, residents felt it was one of the few racially tolerant cities in the region. Unlike most cities in the South, African Americans in Knoxville could vote, hold public office, serve as police officers, and sit on juries. Despite this, racial tensions...

  • August 18, 2020 - 9:00am to November 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
    East Tennessee's Role in Votes for Women

    “I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember, all men would be...

  • October 31, 2020 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    On Saturday, October 31, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a spooky event highlighting the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat to eerie Victorian mourning traditions, we’ll delve into the region’s history of sightings and folklore! The event will...

  • November 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
    Special-Event

    The 2020 East Tennessean of the Year  - Honoree to be Announced Soon

                   November 10, 2020

                Half Past Six in the Event

               Cherokee Country Club

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  • November 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    The East Tennessee Historical Society invites all veterans, active duty military, and their families to visit the Museum of East Tennessee History as our guests on Wednesday, November 11, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., prior to and following the downtown Knoxville Veterans Day Parade. “Tennesseans have a proud tradition of stepping to the fore in...

  • December 12, 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    Cookies and apple cider will warm the day at the East Tennessee Historical Society’s Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 12, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities include local authors, storytelling, shop discounts, sale of handmade items, free ornament and craft making for the kids, and holiday refreshments. Holiday and traditional musical...

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