Category Archives: Field Trip
Brianne and I recently set out on an Archiventure. We went to visit Joe Penza at the Elizabethton and Carter County Public Library where he has been improving their local history room and developing an archives. Joe is a fellow … Continue reading
Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area hosted the 2013 anniversary celebration of the Overmountain Men muster, march, and victory at the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain. Heavy rains may have drowned out the sound of cannon … Continue reading
Fort Robinson was a pre-Revolutionary War fort in the area of the South and North Fork Holston River confluence. There has been much speculation on its location since no part of the fort remains, today. In the Kingsport Archives last … Continue reading
Yesterday, thanks to Eric Head and his co-workers, I was treated to a wonderful behind-the-scenes tour of the East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville, TN. Where to begin?
Today was a special day. John Scott of the Netherland Inn Association (NIA) gave me a personal tour of the newly reconstructed Bank Barn. As far as we know, the bank barn was on the Netherland Inn premises until about … Continue reading