Thursday, January 1, 2009

Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee

The Frank H. McClung Museum is hosting an exhibition called 'Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee' as part of the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee, a permanent exhibition at the McClung Museum, offers an exceptional in-depth look at the rich Native American heritage in the state and the archaeological work that has assisted in understanding that past. Combining numerous artifacts, graphics, scale models, life-size color murals, videos, and hands-on educational components, the exhibit presents 15,000 years of culture and history, from the Ice Age to the 21st century.

The Frank H. McClung Museum is part of the University of Tennessee. It’s located at 1327 Circle Park Drive in Knoxville. Museum hours are from 9:00A to 5:00P Mon - Sat: and from 1:00P to 5:00P on Sundays. Admission is free. For more information, please call 865-974-2144.

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