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Knoxville Historic District > Organizations

Barony of Thor's Mountain - The Barony of Thor's Mountain is the local chapter of the SCA, a world-wide group of folks who are devoted to re-creating the fun parts of the middle ages: food, finery, friendship, fealty, and honorable combat.

East Tennessee Historical Society
- Exhibits at museum (located in Knoxville), publications, links, other resources. For more than 175 years, the East Tennessee Historical Society has helped East Tennesseans hold on to their unique heritage by recording events and stories and collecting artifacts for its world-class museum collection. Educational outreach, scholarly publications, engaging lecture series, and heritage programs, such as First Families of Tennessee, are hallmarks of ETHS.

Knox County Records Management - Records Management offers County departments and agencies storage, retrieval, and, if applicable, disposal of inactive documents. Secure and climate-controlled storage for electronic record media and microfilm is provided. Access to government records, when permitted by statute or regulation, is afforded to members of the public.

Knox Heritage, Inc. - The Knox Heritage is dedicated to the preservation of our architecturally or historically significant buildings and places.

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable - The Knoxville Civil War Roundtable is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, commemoration, and preservation of our Civil War heritage.

National Archives, The - The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family's history, need to prove a veteran's military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

National Railway Historical Society (NRHS), Old Smoky Chapter - Rail history, projects, and publications.

Sons of Confederate Veterans (Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp #87 of Knoxville) - The SCV is the direct heir of the United Confederate Veterans, and the oldest hereditary organization for male descendants of Confederate soldiers. Organized at Richmond, Virginia in 1896, the SCV continues to serve as a historical, patriotic, and non-political organization dedicated to insuring that a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved.

Tennessee Society of the Sons of the Revolution
- The Sons of the Revolution is a hereditary patriotic society instituted to perpetuate the memory of the men who, in the military, naval and civil service of the colonies and the Continental Congress, by their acts or counsel, achieved the independence of the country.

United Daughters of the Confederacy - The objectives of the national organization are historical, educational, benevolent, memorial, and patriotic. Honor the memory of those who served and fell in service to the Confederacy; protect, preserve and mark historic sites; collect and preserve the truthful history of the War Between the States; record the noble deeds of Southern women during and after the war; fulfill the sacred duty of benevolence toward the survivors and toward those dependent on them; assist descendants of veterans in securing an education; and to cultivate friendships among the members of the organization.

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