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State Archivists to Visit Brownsville in Search of Civil War Memorabilia
(Published: August 26, 2014)

Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee State Museum will be in Brownsville on September 9th and 10th to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local residents for an exhibit titled "Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee."

Archivists will be at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, 121 Sunny Hill Cove in Brownsville, on September 9th from 12 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and September 10th from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. During that time, they invite area residents to bring in original photographs, documents and other artifacts related to the Civil War.

The archivists will scan or take digital photographs of the materials, some of which will be featured in the exhibit, located online at www.tncivilwar150.org. The archivists will not actually take possession of the items from their owners.

Individuals may call (615) 741-1883 or e-mail