Congratulations to the CCPA
Meetings & Events subject to change or cancellation
Please check this page for event updates and museum happenings
Winter season-If the temps are 45 or below, we will be closed
Please call before your trip to make sure we are open.
THANK YOU volunteers
Wreaths Across America will place wreaths on American Veterans graves Dec. 16th beginning about 9:00 AM.
There are 3 cemeteries around Knoxville. The oldest and first located on Tyson St. off Central Ave. has Cades Cove sons buried there. R. L. D. Burchfield WWI is in section B row O no. 3164.
Henry Clay Oliver WWII is in sec.C row O no. 7193.
George Millener WWII and spouse is in sec.C row O no.7143
The Milliners are inlaws of Sara Margaret, daughter of Hugh and Margaret Oliver. Hugh and Margaret are resting in Arlington.
There are numerous unknowns as well as Gen. "Coach" Neyland buried there. Depending on number of volunteers it should not take longer than hour and half. It is a rewarding experience; if you feel moved join us.
Cades Cove Museum will be closed December 24th through January 16th 2018. Open Jan. 17th (weather permitting). Reminder if the temperatures are 45 or below, the museum will not be open. During the winter, please call before planning a visit.
January 13 10:00 a.m. CCPA Annual and Monthly meeting at the Blount County Library
Winter Heritage Festival Jan. 26 - 28
The Cades Cove Preservation Association in conjunction with the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center are proud to present the Winter Heritage Festival.
Join us on Friday and Saturday January 26th & 27th for a Free series of presentations by the Cades Cove Preservation Association located in the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center Auditorium. Local Historians will share the stories and tales that created our past. Also available a ticketed Cast Iron Country Breakfast Sunday morning with proceeds for the “Coats for Our Community” project followed by a Church service.
Precious Memories Jan. 28 2:00PM Big Valley Resort Clubhouse, Townsend, TN
Join Cades Cove Preservation Association for its annual Precious Memories Homecoming as we invite former residents of Cades Cove to share memories of growing up in the cove before and after it became part of the GSMNP. The event is free and light refreshments will be served.
April 21 Spring Festival Civil War Civil war encampment /reenactment on the Cades Cove museum
grounds. The Cades Cove Preservation Association in conjunction with the Blount County Historical Museum is pleased to offer Something for every age. Watch the soldiers during scrimmage.
Crafts and demonstrators along with food. Proceeds to benefit both museums.
Booth space $25.00 (you must supply your canopy/tent).