Oak Ridge 75th Anniversary Celebration

Come join us as we celebrate an event of Oak Ridge’s 75th Anniversary Celebration! Oak Ridge has several anniversary dates to note during the 75th Anniversary. There is one for the selection of the site (September 19, 1942), one for the start of construction (November 1942), one for the start...

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ORHPA Monthly Meeting: Heritage and Science Tourism

Lydia Simpson will speak on the importance of Heritage and Science Tourism for Oak Ridge.   Come out and learn about the potential economic impact of Heritage and Science Tourism could have on Oak Ridge.  Our story is one that many other cities would love to have. We have been told...

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Annual Membership and Dinner

Please plan to attend our Oak Ridge Heritage & Preservation Association Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 6:00 PM (note we are meeting earlier than our normal time).   The meeting will be held at the Midtown Community Center, 102 Robertsville Road, in the Wildcat...

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ORHPA Monthly Meeting: Ignored Heroes of World War II: The Manhattan Project Workers of Oak Ridge, Tennessee by Richard Cook

Come and hear the author, Richard Cook, speak on Ignored Heroes of World War II: The Manhattan Project Workers of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Plan to attend the public and membership meeting of the Oak Ridge Heritage & Preservation Association on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 7PM, at the Midtown Community...

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ORHPA Monthly Meeting: BEFORE OAK RIDGE: LIFE ALONG THE CLINCH RIVER IN ANDERSON AND ROANE COUNTIES

Aaron Astor, PhD., is Associate Professor of History at Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. He has written numerous articles, conference papers and book chapters on the Civil War era, focusing especially on the Upper and Border South.  He is the author of the book, Rebels on the Border: Civil War,...

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