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Museum offers holiday tours of its pioneer village. more

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Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating museums for this one day only. more

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2,000 museums nationwide will offer free admission to U.S. military personnel and their immediate families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. more

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The college is most often remembered for attracting many of America’s leading visual artists, composers, poets, and designers like Buckminster Fuller, Josef and Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Merce Cunningham, and John Cage. more

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If you like music then you owe a debt of gratitude for events that occurred 90 years ago in Bristol, Tennessee. more

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In K25

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In 1942, the Hendrix family farm was among the 59,000 acres the government purchased to rapidly construct the “Secret City” of Oak Ridge. The massive, top-secret undertaking displaced the roughly 1,000 rural families who lived in Bear Creek Valley. more

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Be careful what you wish for. In the early 1980s, Andrea Ludden simply wanted a pepper mill that carried out its stated purpose. Soon enough, a lineup of broken pepper mills decorated the windowsill of her kitchen. more

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History Museum of Burke County

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Established in 2003, the History Museum of Burke County is just over a decade old, which makes its substantial collection of local artifacts all the more impressive. more

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Master at work

Photo by Hugh Morton

At Grandfather Mountain, the blackberries are always in season, the fragrant mountain laurel is ever-blooming and the lady slippers are never hard to find. Artist Paul Marchand spent his entire lifetime crafting extraordinarily accurate models. more

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Sequoyah

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum illustration

Many recognize Sequoyah as the man who invented a writing system for the Cherokee Indians, but during his lifetime, Sequoyah had a mixed reputation. Some thought he practiced witchcraft. Others saw this blacksmith as an artist. more

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