The 2013 East Tennessee History Fair will be celebrating the

History of the Cherokee to the Present will be portrayed in a variety of ways. The 2013 East Tennessee History Fair will be celebrating the region’s history with reenactments, activities, and tours. there will be children’s activities, historic home tours, graveyard and museum tours, living history, and a celebration of Davy Crockett’s birthday.

Presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society, along with dozens of businesses, historical organizations, museums, musicians, and individuals from across the region, the East Tennessee History Fair features fun and canada goose outlet educational activities highlighting the people, places, Canada Goose sale stories, and events that comprise the shared canada goose history of our 35 canada goose black friday sale county region. canada goose factory outlet The event Canada Goose Jackets is free and open to the canada goose outlet canada public.

Free admission to the Museum of East Tennessee History, including Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee and Canada Goose online Of Sword and Pen: Pivotal Moments in Civil War East Tennessee exhibitions, plus the canada goose outlet parka Streetscape with Streetcar 409 canada goose outlet nyc and Corner Drug Store, c. 1920 1930.

WDVX canada goose jacket outlet and Clayton Country Music Stage featuring Russ and Becky Jeffers, Sarah Morgan (2012 Mountain Dulcimer champion, Nancy B. Strange, Jamie Laval, Good Time Ceilidh Band, David West and the Cider Mountain Boys, and Sean McCullough

Living History Timeline cheap canada goose Cherokee to Vietnam War

Abraham Lincoln and wife Mary Todd Lincoln will roam the crowd

Dozens of historical and genealogical societies representing county, regional, and state organizations

Book sales by Friends of the Knox County Library featuring Civil War, WWII, and other local and American history themed books for children and adults

“History Hound” Dog costume contest guests are invited to bring their pets to Krutch Park dressed as their favorite historical character. and the contest begins at 10:15. Celebrity judges will award prizes for “Best Costume” and “Most East Tennessee Spirit.”

Bus tours featuring free admission to open house at Park House, Blount Mansion, James White Fort, Mabry Hazen House, and Bethel Cemetery Museum.

Painted Glimpses of Olde Knoxville by Patricia Sprouls, an exhibition at Art Market Gallery on Gay Street

Children’s activities include storytelling by the “King of The Wild Frontier,” Davy Crockett, along with a birthday party with cake for Davy’s 227th birthday, plus a musical show by Sean McCullough

Walking tours of Downtown Knoxville’s African American Heritage

Market Square Farmers Market

Higher Ground exhibition at Knoxville Museum of Art

Tour Underground Knoxville, sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Alliance and Dewhirst Properties.

Visitors will have a chance to hold and be photographed with an exact replica of Davy Crockett’s first “Old Betsy”

Visitors can come face to face with history in the Voices of the Land exhibit, as they visit with owners of family artifacts that now tell important stories in the museum. These include Joe cheap canada goose Swann whose family has owned the Crockett rifle for nearly 200 years, Alex Brandau, a descendant of Colonel John Williams of the War of 1812. Regiment, commanded by Colonel Williams. The flag is beautifully handmade by Williams’ sister in law Polly McClung. Albers who came to Knoxville and started a wholesale drug business during the Civil War, will visit with folks and share stories from his memories of Knoxville and the history of the family business and of when Knoxville was a leading wholesale city in the Southeast. Wilhemina Williams of Greeneville will be here to talk about the pistol (on display) Canada Goose Online given by General John Canada Goose Outlet Sevier to her ancestor Felix Earnest, following the Battle of Kings Mountain. David West, Russ and Becky Jeffers and other names familiar to East Tennessee’s country music past, will visit and share memories of their early times in country music and some of the legendary performers from Knoxville.

Bring your canine companion in his best historic costume to have him crowned History Hound! Local celebrities will be judging your pet for “Most East Tennessee Spirit” and “Best Historic Costume.” Registration begins canada goose uk outlet at 9:30 am in Krutch Park in downtown Knoxville. The contest begins at 10:15 am. Prizes provided by PetSafe.

WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage

Enjoy live music in canada goose outlet reviews Krutch Park from the WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage. (times subject to change)

11:00 Sarah Morgan 2012 International Mountain Dulcimer Champion

12:00 David canada goose outlet toronto factory West and the Cider Mountain Boys with Special Guests

1:00 Nancy Brennan Strange and the Strangefellows

Children are invited to experience the canada goose outlet sale past through games and crafts. Among crafts to make will be dolls, old fashioned cup and ball Canada Goose Parka toys, bead necklaces, and paper items. Other activities will include ride on tractors, storytelling, and Davy Crockett’s Birthday Party official canada goose outlet.

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