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Civil War Lecture Series: Could it be a National Treasure?: Seeking the Story of a Sword

Sunday, 27 January, 2013

The third annual Frank H. McClung Museum Civil War Lecture Series will begin on January 27, 2013. This once a month series will be held on Sundays at 2 pm in the museum auditorium. McClung Museum Civil War Curator, Dr. Joan Markel, will explore the places and people of the Civil War in Knoxville. 

This lecture, "Could it be a National Treasure?: Seeking the Story of a Sword," focuses on a Civil War sword in the McClung Museum's collections with a storied past.

All lectures are free and open to the public--check our calendar for other lectures in this series.

The museum is located at 1327 Circle Park Drive. On weekends, parking is available on Circle Park and adjacent parking lots. 

The museum's exhibits include archaeology, ancient Egypt, decorative arts, the battle of Fort Sanders, geology, and fossils. Admission is free.

For more information about the McClung Museum and its collections and exhibits, visit


Free and open to all


McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
1327 Circle Park Dr
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone: (865) 974-2144
Website: Click to Visit

Event Contact

Joan Markel

Phone: 865-974-2144
Website: Click to Visit

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