Cherokee Storytelling by Tonya Dockery

The McMinn County Living Heritage Museum and E.G. Fisher Library join together to present "Cherokee Storytelling" featuring Tonya Dockery.

This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program that is held at the library.  This is a Free program and all participants will receive a ticket to visit the Museum for a free tour during the month of June.

Fun for the entire family!


The Midwives' Quilt by Dr. Gail Palmer

"Dr. Gail Palmer has produced a large body of work on the Great Smoky Mountains.... Her books share a native's look at the mountain people, a captivating and entertaining model for communicating local history through storytelling." Betty B. Best, journal editor, Blount County Genealogical & Historical Society, nominated Palmer for the ETHS award. Dr. Palmer holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she served as director of the Advising Center for the College of Communications.

Made in Tennessee/McMinn

Starting April 4, 2017, the public will have an opportunity to visit “Made in Tennessee: Manufacturing Milestones,” an exhibit at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum that illustrates the transformation of Tennessee manufacturing over the past 254 years. 

During this time the Museum will also showcase unique items that were made in McMinn County.

This exhibit will be on display Tuesday - Friday (10am -5pm) and Saturday (10am -4pm) until May 30, 2017



Visit the Museum!

Tour the Museum to explore over 10,000 artifacts!

Tuesday - Friday (10am -5pm)

Saturday (10am -4pm)

*New McMinn County Schoolhouse display!