Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • CLOSED MARCH 19-APRIL 3 DUE TO COVID-19
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed April 12
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 April 10
  • Closed April 12
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed April 10
865-215-8800

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  • February 14, 2020 - 9:00am to June 14, 2020 - 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...

  • April 4, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop
    Due to Covid-19 this event has been canceled.

    Instructor: Vicky Bills, MSIS, McClung Historical Collection. A house’s history involves much more than just its structure. The history of the people who have lived there can be obtained through city directory search, obituary records, newspaper articles, deeds and tax lists, insurance maps,...

  • April 25, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop
    Due to Covid-19 this event has been canceled.

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Students use individual computers to locate graves (well over 300 million entries now available) through FindaGrave, Interment, and BillionGraves, as well as special state, local, and military sites.  Call 865-...

  • May 8, 2020 - 9:30am to May 9, 2020 - 4:30pm
    Jonesborough Genealogical Society
    Festival

    HERITAGE FAIR DESIGNED FOR STUDENT LEARNING, ORGANIZATIONAL TEACHING

    TEACHERS AND PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE

    On Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th, the 2nd Annual Washington County Heritage Fair will open to education, teach, and preserve county heritage through a three-part...

  • May 9, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop
    Due to Covid-19 this event has been canceled.

    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 April 27 to register.

  • May 16, 2020 - 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 May 4 to register.

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