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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Smithsonian Exhibition Closing - Farragut Museum Open Two Weekend Days in August

Exhibit Photo 1Time is running out to view Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science, so the Museum will offer special weekend hours for one final peek. The museum will be open 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, with a special take-home craft for kids. The last chance to view the exhibition is 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27. Don’t miss your chance to experience these stories of ecological and cultural restoration from Native communities, including the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

The Farragut Museum is committed to preserving the heritage of its East Tennessee community and features a remarkable collection of artifacts from the area, including an extensive collection of the personal belongings of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, first Admiral of the U.S Navy and hero of the Civil War. Housed in Farragut Town Hall at 11408 Municipal Center Drive, the museum is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers free admission. For more information, visit, like Farragut Museum on Facebook, or contact Historic Resources Coordinator Julia Barham at or 966-7057.

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut offers premier recreational, residential and retail choices.  Farragut embodies Tennessee’s “volunteer” spirit, celebrating achievements from top-performing Knox County schools to a beautiful community design resulting from high development standards. The Town of Farragut goes further to help residents and visitors enjoy more comfort, beauty and convenience while feeling closer to a real sense of community. The Town of Farragut: Live Closer. Go Further.   

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