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College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Tennessee


2003 WAVA/AAVA Summer Meeting

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The University of Tennessee
July 31 to August 2, 2003

Accompanying Persons Day Program:

Thursday, July 31, 2003: Cost for day including lunch - Adult $30.00

Crescent Bend:
The Armstrong-Locket House was built in 1834. The home, which was originally at the centerpiece of a 600-acre working farm, was meticulously restored in 1977. Crescent Bend is furnished with Eighteenth Century antique furniture and has a very nice collection of English silver, Circa 1640-1820. Formal Italian Gardens feature nine terraces and five fountains.

Confederate Memorial Hall (Historic Bleak House):
This antebellum mansion was built between 1854 and 1858 and was originally given as a wedding gift. It was occupied as a Confederate Headquarters during the siege of Knoxville in 1863. A guided tour of this 15 room home includes many historical details of the period.


Frank H. McClung Museum:
On display are geological, anthropological, ancient Egyptian, archeological, decorative arts, local history, and nature history. A temporary exhibit of Hats and Headdresses from around the world will also be on display.

Friday, August 1, 2003:    Cost for day including lunch - Adult $31.00 (Under 12 yrs - $18)

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies (Gatlinburg):
Acclaimed to be the most visited Aquarium in the U.S., the facility houses exotic aquatic life from around the world. A moving walkway takes visitors through an acrylic tunnel in Shark Lagoon. Of particular interest is a display highlighting facts and findings concerning the Titanic.

Buffet Lunch at Aquarium’s Veranda Restaurant:

Enjoy some free time in this popular mountain resort town at the foot of Mt. LeConte. Replicas of 19th century trolleys carry passengers to attractions and shopping or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the town.

Saturday, August 2, 2002: Cost for day including lunch - Adult $18.00 (Child - $14)

Tuckaleechee Caverns:
One of Tennessee’s largest and most beautiful caverns, Tuckaleechee is noted for its onyx formations, “big room”, and waterfall. A one-hour tour is conducted through the caverns. Cave temperature is 58oF, so bring a jacket or sweater.

Luncheon at the Haven - Home of Bob and Carol Henry

Send Inquiry to: 

Robert W. Henry, DVM., Ph.D or 
President, WAVA
Dept. of Comparative Medicine
UT College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543

E mail:
Tel: 865-974-5822,   Fax:865-974-2215

Nongnuch Inpanbutr, DVM, PhD 
President, AAVA
Dept. of Veterinary Biosciences
OSU College of Vet. Medicine
Columbus, OH 43210

E mail:
Tel: 614-292-8641, Fax:614-292-7599


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Robert W. Henry, DVM., Ph.D.
President, WAVA
Department of Comparative Medicine
The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543

Email: Tel:  (865) 974-5822 Fax: (865) 974 5640