Mabry-Hazen House Birthday Celebration for Miss Evelyn
October 14, 2012 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Mabry-Hazen House invites you to Miss Evelyn Hazen’s Birthday Celebration on Sunday, October 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. Each year we explore another part of Miss Hazen’s family history. This year author Jack Neely will give a talk on Joseph Mabry, Miss Hazen’s grandfather and builder of the historic home.
Afterwards, visitors will enjoy a selection of birthday cakes, as well as a guided tour of the museum. Tickets costs are $10 per person with no cost to members. The purchase of a Membership is encouraged.
Tickets and Memberships may be purchased in advance by visiting www.mabryhazen.com or calling 865-522-8661. Please RSVP by October 12.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Local author Jack Neely is the Associate Editor for the Metro Pulse and a monthly humor columnist for Knoxville Magazine. His Metro Pulse column, Secret History, has entertained readers since 1992. He has lectured on journalism, history, architecture, music, and literature at UT, Maryville College, and other institutions. His book “Market Square: A History of the Most Democratic Place on Earth” explores Knoxville’s well-known marketplace, which was co-donated by Joseph Mabry in 1853.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Built in 1858, The Mabry-Hazen House is strategically located on the highest hill east of downtown Knoxville with spacious views in all directions. The home was occupied and defended by both armies during the Civil War. It housed three generations of the same family for 130 years; the museum showcases one of the largest original family collections in America. Your attendance will help support the museum’s mission to preserve and educate the public about an important part of East Tennessee history. Please call 865-522-8661 or visit www.mabryhazen.com for more information.