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Tennessee Waters: Shaping Our Land, Our Lives, Our Future

September 2 - September 30
Kingston Public Library, 1004 Bradford Way
Kingston, TN 37763 United States
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Tennessee Waters: Shaping Our Land, Our Lives, and Our Future is a statewide touring panel exhibit about water’s impact on our lives, our history, and our society that will be at the library September 1-30. Presented by Humanities Tennessee, the Tennessee Historical Society, and the Albert Gore Research Center. Humanities Tennessee is a non-profit organization […]

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6:00 pm

Folklife of Tennessee Waters – Dr. Robert Cogswell, Director of Folklife Programs for the TN Arts Commission

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kingston Public Library, 1004 Bradford Way
Kingston, TN 37763 United States
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Join Dr. Robert Cogswell, former Director of Folklife Programs for the TN Arts Commission for a multimedia presentation that explores the informal folk culture that thrived along the state’s rivers, influencing regional evolution of travel and economic activity. In the 19th century groups of people along our rivers—shantyboaters, fishermen, mussellers, and boatworkers—shared unique ways of […]

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