From Grammer to God

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic - Education in McMinn County - This exhibit shows a typical one-room schoolhouse complete with a windshield from a horse-drawn school bus.

 Finding Fulfillment-Religion in McMinn County - This exhibit highlights the religious experience of our area, from the early circuit riders to the founding of the local churches here today.

 Childhood in McMinn County -  This exhibit showcases numerous playthings, including homemade toys and our cloth doll Abbie, who was made in the 1700s. Batteries not included! See what a child’s bedroom would look like, complete with a children’s furniture set and many clothes and toys.

Spelling Tests and Football Games -  Covering over 150 years, the education exhibit focuses on the many educational facilities in the region, including elementary, high school, and college.