Friday, March 19, 2010

Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee

Voices of the Land, the signature exhibit of the East Tennessee Historical Society's Museum of East Tennessee History, with more than 8300 square feed of floor space, interprets the history and culture of East Tennessee during the past 250 years. The ever-present influence of the land, the role of East Tennessee within the larger state and national stories, and the daily lives of the people who have called this place home are part of this unique exhibit.

* The First Voices: Cherokee Indians
* New Voices: The East Tennessee Frontier
* Divided Loyalties: Civil War, Brothers Against Brothers
* Federal Power: Oak Ridge, TVA
.....Great Smoky Mountains National Park
* Birthplace of Legends: Emergence of Country Music
* Pioneers for All: Civil Rights Activists

Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call (865) 215-8830.

Or: Click Here.

For a Knoxville News-Sentinel piece on the exhibit, complete with panoramic pictures: Click Here.

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