East Tennesse Historical Society, Knoxville

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The East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS), headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of East Tennessee history, the preservation of historically significant artifacts, and educating the citizens of Tennessee. The society operates a museum and museum shop in the East Tennessee History Center on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville. The East Tennessee Historical Society was established in 1834, 38 years after the establishment of the state of Tennessee, to record the history of the development and settlement of the area.
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  • This was a little hidden gem we stumbled on. Really interesting, intelligent, and thoughtfully laid out. The history is laid out chronologically, with great displays and artifacts. No BS here, they... 
    This was a little hidden gem we stumbled on. Really interesting, intelligent, and thoughtfully laid out. The history is laid out chronologically, with great displays and artifacts. No BS here, they...  more »
  • As I'm contemplating a move, getting to know a bit about the history of Knoxville is a good thing. This is a nice museum and I'm happy we saw it. 
    As I'm contemplating a move, getting to know a bit about the history of Knoxville is a good thing. This is a nice museum and I'm happy we saw it.  more »
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  • East Tennessee Historical Society has all the updated resource for anyone who wants to create his or her very own family tree. My youngest son Rain wanted to create his very own family tree. He was able to complete his DNA and family tree , after a couple of years of research with his mom. He was able to complete his family tree through ancestry data information located at the East Tennessee Historical Society. My youngest son called his family tree, Sir Knight Rain Fields because he was able to find a very famous Knight in his ancestry history. The ancestry data information is free to use at the East Tennessee Historical Society.
  • Excellent food, our server person Lexi was outstanding. Super friendly and professional. She's an absolute asset to your restaurant!

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