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August Book Club

8/13/2014

Looking for a reason to try a new book? Wish you knew more about local military history? Join other members of the community for the August Book Club at The Hermitage. Led by Erin Adams, Director of Public Programs, the group will meet at 10:00 am at the museum. The selected books reflect current scholarship on Tennessee, its military history, and takes a new look at many of its cherished heroes. Books can be purchased from websites like Amazon or Better World Books, or obtained through local booksellers or the public library.

August 13—Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, The Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans. By Tom Kanon. University of Alabama Press, 2014.

August 27—John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero. By Gordon T. Belt. The History Press, 2014.

The fee to participate is $5 per session. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Director of Public Programs, Erin Adams at 615-889-2941 x211.