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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Black History Month celebration at the Farragut Museum

Take a deep dive into Farragut history! Former state representative and local historian Bob Booker will speak at a free event in honor of Black History Month at the Farragut Museum on Sunday, Feb. 23. A reception and museum tours begin at 1 p.m. and the presentation is at 2 p.m.

The Farragut Museum is committed to preserving the heritage of its East Tennessee community and features a remarkable collection of artifacts from the area, including an extensive collection of the personal belongings of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, first admiral of the U.S. Navy and hero of the Civil War. Housed in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, the Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and offers free admission. For more information, visit farragutparksandrec.org/historicresources or contact Historic Resources Coordinator Julia Barham at jbarham@townoffarragut.org.

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut has top schools, safe neighborhoods and high development standards, making it one of the best places to live in the Southeast.

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