Through the Years musuem opening
GATLINBURG, Tenn. – The unveiling of Through the Years, Gatlinburg History Museum will take place at a ribbon cutting 4 p.m. Aug. 8 at the visitor center at Ripley’s Aquarium Plaza.
The museum highlights a century of the arts and crafts community in Gatlinburg. The exhibit features a collection of handcrafted items by generations of Gatlinburg families including furniture, fabric and other functional items. Community organizations and businesses also made significant contributions that add to the story.
In addition to city dignitaries, there will be special guests present who were instrumental in creating the museum present for the opening ceremony. Cast members from Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales will also perform Appalachian music.
Gatlinburg visitors interested in exploring local heritage can also participate in a self -guided history tour of historic sites in and around Gatlinburg by picking up the new history tour brochure available at Gatlinburg visitor centers or by downloading the Gatlinburg Tours app for Android and Apple devices.
For more, call 800-588-1817 or visit www.gatlinburg.com.
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