We weren't sure what to expect, but wanted a cool place to explore on a hot afternoon. We were very pleasantly surprised. Even though it was hot, we spent a great deal of time... read more
A nonprofit organization formed to preserve and present the heritage of the...
A nonprofit organization formed to preserve and present the heritage of the East Tennessee region.
The mission of the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center is to preserve, protect and promote the unique history and rich culture of the residents and Native Americans who inhabited the East Tennessee mountain communities that were incorporated into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its surroundings.
The Heritage Center is located on a five acre site along state highway 73 in Townsend, Tennessee.