The 1794 Schoolhouse, which is on the National Register of Historic Sites and is a Tennessee Historic Site, includes a visitor's center with a museum and free sheltered picnic facilities at Raven Hall. Sam Houston, later commander of the Army of Texas, governor of Tennessee and Texas, and president of the Republic of Texas, taught area residents in this log cabin schoolhouse when he was 18 years old. The museum displays various teaching tools and artifacts used by Sam Houston and other educators of his time. Picnic facilities on grounds.
Other History nearby:
(Pigeon Forge) Carbo's Police Museum
(Cherokee) Cherokee Marker
(Knoxville) East Tennessee Historical Society Museum
(Knoxville) James White's Fort
(Etowah) L & N Depot Museum
(Norris) Lenoir Museum
05/31 Coming to The Maryville area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Mountain Flower Art Festival Dahlonega GA May18-19 The festival, located on the hisoric square of Dahlonega, Georgia, is a juried art and quality craft festival held for over 20 years on the 3rd weekend in May.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.