General Conference Information
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
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
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)
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
Dept. of Comparative Medicine
UT College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN 37996-4543