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Cades Cove Preservation Association, The - established to preserve the heritage of the Cades Cove community, located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

East Tennessee Historical Society
- Exhibits at museum (located in Knoxville), publications, links, other resources. For more than 175 years, the East Tennessee Historical Society has helped East Tennesseans hold on to their unique heritage by recording events and stories and collecting artifacts for its world-class museum collection. Educational outreach, scholarly publications, engaging lecture series, and heritage programs, such as First Families of Tennessee, are hallmarks of ETHS.

Farragut Folklife Museum
- The Farragut Folklife Museum is a treasure chest of photographs and artifacts, which tell a story of the history of the Farragut and Concord communities

Frank H. McClung Museum - collections in anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, medicine, local history, and natural history. Exhibits document Tennessee's art, culture, geology and fossils, history, and technologies.

Knox County Archives - Uninterrupted since 1792, the Knox County Archives, a branch of the Knox County Public Library, receives, processes, and preserves the non-current, permanent records created by county government. The Knox County Archives provides information on the origins and history of the court systems, court records, genealogy, and the history of the county.


Knox Heritage, Inc. - The Knox Heritage is dedicated to the preservation of our architecturally or historically significant buildings and places.

Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp 87 - Dedicated to preserving the true history of the South and the War for Southern Independence.

Loudon County TNGENWEB - Provides online Bible records, letters, queries, SSDI, surnames, census, marriage records, military information, obituaries, court records, and much more.

Museum of East Tennessee History - Open 7 days a week, the Museum of East Tennessee History showcases the history of the region's 35 counties through the award-winning exhibition, Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, the East Tennessee Streetscape, and regularly changing feature exhibitions.

Researching Native Americans (Cherokee) in Tennessee - A special section of the State Library and Archives.

Sons of Confederate Veterans (Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp #87 of Knoxville) - The SCV is the direct heir of the United Confederate Veterans, and the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers. Organized at Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV continues to serve as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization dedicated to insuring that a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved.

Tennessee Chronicles
- This site is part of a Tennessee PBS production and features pictures and information on Knoxville and Tennessee history.

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