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Historic David Hall Cabin open house Sept. 29 & 30

You are invited to take a step back in time at one of the earliest homes and businesses in Anderson County as the Historic David Hall Cabin Open House returns Saturday September 29th and Sunday Sep…

Ramsey House - Tennesseans4LivingHistory 2018-08-06 02:01

Call to Vendors
We are celebrating our 50th Market this year and want it to be bigger and better than ever. If you are and artist, crafter, antique dealer or a food vendor and want to be a part of this long established event, please call 865-546-0745 or email judy@ramseyhouse.org.
Our f...

Tara Ross - Tennesseans4LivingHistory 2018-08-02 23:45

On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence is signed. If you’re surprised to hear that it wasn’t signed on July 4, then you’re in good company! Even Thomas Jefferson and John Adams later became confused about when they signed.

Maybe Jefferson had cause to be distracted that summ...

Tara Ross - Tennesseans4LivingHistory 2018-07-11 14:36

On this day in 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel. In a sad and ironic twist, Hamilton’s oldest son had been killed in a duel on the very same dueling grounds less than three years earlier.

Burr and Hamilton clashed repeatedly over the years. Less ...

Tara Ross - Tennesseans4LivingHistory 2018-05-08 13:18

On this day in 1945, Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day) is celebrated! Nazi Germany had finally surrendered to Allied forces. World War II was at an end—at least in Europe. The war against Japan would continue in the Pacific.

V-E Day was not without its share of behind-the-scenes drama. :...

Tara Ross - Tennesseans4LivingHistory 2018-04-27 16:33

On this day in 1865, the SS Sultana explodes as it steams north up the Mississippi River. The loss was the biggest maritime disaster in U.S. history, yet the event received relatively little news coverage at the time. Instead, the story got lost amid news of Robert E. Lee’s surrender, Presid...