KNOXVILLE, TN - The East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) will host eminent historian and Pulitzer-Prize winning author David McCullough on Thursday, May 3 for a book signing event at the East Tennessee History Center from noon to 2:00 p.m. The event is free an open to the public. Books are available for sale at the History Center. There will also be a ticketed evening lecture at 7:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre in Knoxville. Tickets are $31.50 for the general public and $27.00 for members if purchased through ETHS (call 865-215-8824). For additional information about the book signing or lecture, please visit www.east-tennessee-history.org.
Mr. McCullough’s latest book, 1776, is a vivid description of the opening year of the American Revolution and the role played by General George Washington. Among his other books are Truman, John Adams, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, and The Path between the Seas. None of Mr. McCullough’s books has ever been out of print, a distinction held by few authors. “We are so appreciative for the generous support of our sponsors, SSC Service Solutions and Sherri Parker Lee, for making this possible.
The East Tennessee Historical Society, whose mission is to preserve, interpret and promote the region’s history, is located at 601 S. Gay Street (across from the Tennessee Theatre) in downtown Knoxville.