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1004 Bradford Way
Kingston, TN 37763 United States

September 2019

Folklife of Tennessee Water Ways

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Kingston Public Library, 1004 Bradford Way
Kingston, TN 37763 United States
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Join Roby Cogswell, former Director of Folklife Programs for the TN Arts Commission for a multimedia presentation that explores the informal folk culture that thrived along the state’s rivers, influencing regional evolution of travel and economic activity. In the 19th century groups of people along our rivers—shantyboaters, fishermen, mussellers, and boatworkers—shared unique ways of life and traditions that have had continued presence into modern times. Tennessee Waters: Shaping Our Land, Our Lives, and Our Future is a statewide touring panel exhibit…

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