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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Farragut Museum features Bright Star Touring Theatre for Black History Month celebration

The Farragut Museum will host a free event in honor of Black History Month at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Farragut Town Hall. A reception and museum tours begin at 1 p.m. and the performance is at 2 p.m.

Bright Star Touring Theatre, one of the largest professional touring companies in the country, will perform “Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement,” featuring poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights era. The performance is suitable for grade three through adult.

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 townoffarragut.org/museum 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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