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Days of Dread: Knoxville’s Historic Epidemics with Author Laura Still

October 24, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | $5 per person

Laura Still, a well-known historic tour guide and author of the best-selling book, A Haunted History of Knoxville, will present her recently completed research into the illnesses that felled hundreds of local citizens over the years. Included are the mosquito-borne fevers that claimed the lives of Knoxvillians like William Blount, the mid-19th century cholera outbreaks that sickened entire neighborhoods and the deadly flu of 1918. The lecture will make the past come alive for history lovers and non-historians alike, delivered in the same style that makes Still’s walking tours of downtown Knoxville so popular. The program will begin with a light reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6 p.m. Free parking is available at the Blount Mansion Visitors Center and in the Dwight Kessel Garage across the street. Tickets are available HERE.

Organizer

Blount Mansion
Phone:
(865) 525-2375
Email:
info@blountmansion.org
Website:
http://www.blountmansion.org/

Details

Attended By
Community Leaders, Public, Young Professionals
Event Admittance
Ticketed Event

Venue

Blount Mansion
200 W. Hill Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
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Phone:
865-525-2375
Website:
http://www.blountmansion.org/

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