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  • April 23, 2021 - 9:00am to January 30, 2022 - 5:00pm

    “There are two ways of understanding portraiture–either as history or as fiction.”–Charles Baudelaire, 1846

    Portraits were the “social media posts” of the American colonial and antebellum periods. 

    Today, social media allows users to not only visually document and share life’s moments but also curate how...

  • August 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
    Program

    In-Person Reservations
    East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) 
    Register on Eventbrite

    Virtual Reservations
    Register on Eventbrite for this event streamed on Zoom

    Or visit the ETHS Facebook page at the start of the program to...

  • August 18, 2021 - 12:00pm
    From the Handwritten Words to the Acorn Press
    Program

    Join the director of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, Charlie Rhodarmer, as he explores the 200th anniversary of the Cherokee Syllabary’s creation and how it is still being used today.

    This ETHS Brown Bag Lecture is free and open to the public. It begins at 12 pm EDT/11 am CDT and may be attended either:

    In-person at...
  • August 29, 2021 - 5:00pm
    Re-Enactment Celebration of Catharine Dickson and Dr. Alexander Williams’ Wedding
    Special-Event

    The Dickson-Williams Mansion is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the completion of the home with an announcement of a major event and fundraiser to be held on the evening of Sunday, August 29, 2021. Festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. featuring tours and stories of the mansion’s history, followed at 7:00 p.m. with the reenactment of the...

  • November 11, 2021 - 6:30pm
    hosted by the East Tennessee Historical Society
    Special-Event

    This award periodically honors an East Tennessee history maker who is an ambassador for the region and represents integrity, dignity, leadership, and the volunteer spirit. It's given to an East Tennessean with either a recent accomplishment or a compilation of accomplishments in fields such as history, politics, entertainment, education,...

  • April 22, 2022 - 8:00pm
    Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
    Program

    The East Tennessee Historical Society & Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law with presenting sponsors KaTom Restaurant Supply, Ihop, & The Honorable Bill and Chrissy Haslam invite you to attend A Historic Evening with Jon Meacham

    Destiny and Power: The American...

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