Trash & Treasure Sale!It is time once again for McMinn County Living Heritage Museum’s annual Trash & Treasure Sale! Hosted by the Museum Guild, this exciting...
Antique Coffee MillsCoffee is the world’s second most popular non-water beverage. This global industry has a multi-billion-dollar revenue annually and provi...
A Thread Dispenser & the Submerged Culvahouse StoreUnder the waters of Watts Bar Lake lies the unincorporated community of Euchee. Named for the Euchee (or “Yuchi”) Native Americans of th...
A Victorian Settee and the White Cliff HotelDisplayed in the Victorian Keith Parlor of the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is a small rose-colored settee which once graced the...
Names Among the Threads: Early American Coverlets ExhibitImagine a time when, if someone needed a new blanket, they had to shear their sheep, wash, dye, card and spin the wool, and spend countl...
Civil War Era Seth Thomas ClockThose who take an interest in the history of clocks in America will undoubtedly know the name of Seth Thomas (1785 – 1859), the renowned...
The Traveler: A Basic Measuring ToolMounted on the Timeline Wall at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is an iron tool consisting of a wheel attached to a handle. Thi...
19th Century Silver Tea ServiceSituated on a cabinet in the Main Hall of the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is an ornate 150-year-old silver tea service. This se...
Appalachian Cane Chairs on DisplayIn Gallery One of the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is an exhibit of Appalachian caned chairs. This display features 25 antique c...
The Swainson Family Painting, from England to AthensIn the Victorian Parlor at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, hangs an immense oil painting of five children and a dog. It is nin...
A Sample of Antique DollsAmong the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum’s extensive toy collection are many antique dolls with fascinating histories, from “Abbie...
From Sheep Shearing to Mixing: The Sunbeam MixmasterOn display in the Modern Conveniences exhibit at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is an 88-year-old Sunbeam Mixmaster. Once a mo...