History Museum hosts film screening

(Knoxville, TN) The East Tennessee Historical Society will host two special events, March 25-26, 2015 to commemorate Medal of Honor Day and Knoxville’s hosting of the 2014 Medal of Honor.

Wednesday, March 25, Noon: Brown Bag Lecture: Medal of Honor Quilt Project with Kit Brown and Quilting Team. Join project coordinator Kit Brown and the team of quilters for a free Brown Bag lecture in which they will share their stories and memories from quiltings and the 2014 conference. This event is free and open to the public.

March 26, 7:00 p.m.: Documentary Film Premiere: Conspicuous Gallantry: The 2014 Medal of Honor Convention. East Tennessee Historical Society is pleased to host the debut showing of the film Conspicuous Gallantry: The 2014 Medal of Honor Convention, a 45-minute documentary chronicling the convention held in Knoxville, September 2014, and including interviews with ten Medal of Honor recipients and numerous others involved with or attending the convention. The film showing is free and open to the public.

The history center is located at 601 South Gay Street in Knoxville.