Statehood Day Celebration – Free Tours
June 1, 2018 marks the 222nd anniversary of Tennessee’s admission into the Union as the 16th state. East Tennessee’s most important cultural heritage sites are partnering to celebrate Statehood Day on Saturdays, May 26 and June 2.
These are free museum days to the public.
Mabry-Hazen House will offer FREE tours on Saturday, June 2nd from 10am-3pm and living historians will be on site to discuss the lived experiences of those who came before us.
Learn about the origins of Knoxville’s iconic Market Square, the bitter divisions of the Civil War, the infamous 1882 Gunfight on Gay Street, a mountain city in the New South, the scandalous 1934 breach of promise and seduction trial, and much more through the rich, colorful lives of the Mabry and Hazen families.
Donations are always appreciated.