Beck Cultural Exchange Center Knoxville, Tennessee
Beck Cultural Exchange CenterKnoxville, Tennessee

LIBATION CEREMONY

THURSDAY. AUGUST 8  |  8.30-9.30A

The Fifth Annual Libation Ceremony will be Thursday, August 8 at 8.30am at Freedmen’s Mission Historic Cemetery adjacent to Knoxville College. The Libation Ceremony is open to the public and is a one-hour memorial tribute to original slaves, freed August 8, 1863, that are buried in this historic cemetery. Mr. Ned Arter, Great-Great Grandson of former slave Samuel Johnson who was emancipated on August 8, 1863, will be our special guest.

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Where to find us

Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
 
Phone:865.524.8461

Email: beckcenter@beckcenter.net

 

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Museum Hours

CLOSING FOR STAFF VACATIONS

Beginning

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 & 

Will Reopen

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Our museum is open during the following hours:

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00AM - 6:00PM

 

BECK HOLIDAY CLOSING

December 25, 2018 -

January 1, 2019

 

In the event of inclement weather we operate on the Knox County School Schedule.  Please See knoxschools.org.
Admission: FREE
Parking: FREE

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You are welcome to take a Self-Guided Tour anytime during our Business Hours

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