Opening Reception for Alvin York Exhibit

Join the Museum for an opening reception of the "In The Footsteps of Sergeant York" Exhibit,

and to thank our sponsor B.E. LeNoir D.D.S of Spring City, TN.

This reception if free and open to the public. 

Thursday, November 17 5:30pm -7:30pm

This exhibit will be on display from November 15 - February 4, 2017.

Burkett Witt Book Signing

Books are for sale at the Museum. Call us or Stop by Today!

"A Man of Positive Tenacity" a biography by Richard E. Patterson

The Museum will host a book signing for Mr. Burkett Witt, a 90 year old native of Athens TN. 

Burkett has served as City Councilman, the first African-American Mayor and is well known for his famous barbeque. He owned Burkett's Bar-B-Que Restarant for many 

years prior to his retirement. He is still very active in the Athens Community.


Alvin York WWI Exhibit (Nov 15-Feb 4, 2017)

"In the Footsteps of Sergeant York"...exploring the expeditions and history of the Alvin York story, and sheds a new light on what really happened on the fateful day in October 1918 that made Sergeant York one America's best known military heroes.

The temporary exhibit will be on display from November 15, 2016  - February 4, 2017

Tuesday- Friday (10am -5pm); Saturday (10am-4pm)

*800 Square feet of exhibit space *18 exhibit panels *9-minute documentary film

*8 exhibit cases with artifacts *Interactive website *QR codes to explore more information

Visit the Museum!

Tour the Museum to explore over 10,000 artifacts!

Tuesday - Friday (10am -5pm)

Saturday (10am -4pm)

*New McMinn County Schoolhouse display!