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Interacting With the Land: Tourism in National and State Parks

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN

Aug 18 2022
Interacting With the Land: Tourism in National and State Parks

Moderated by the Museum’s director of public programs, Jeff Sellers, panelists will discuss the past and present of tourism in national and Tennessee state parks.

Millions of people visit national and state parks every year, generating billions of dollars. This visitation reflects not only the economic impact of tourism, but also a societal interest in the outdoors and environmental impact to the land. Join the Tennessee State Museum for the first event in their Fall Lunch and Learn series, Interacting with the Land: Tourism in National and State Parks. Moderated by the Museum’s director of public programs, Jeff Sellers, panelists will discuss the past and present of tourism in national and Tennessee state parks.

The panel will feature Hobart Akin, Cultural Resources and Exhibits Specialist for Tennessee State Parks; Catherine Price, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Cumberland River Compact; and Candice Candeto, curator at the Tennessee State Museum.

This Lunch and Learn event is in-person in the Museum’s Digital Learning Center at noon. No RSVPs are required to attend this free event. It will also be livestreamed on the Museum’s website at TNMuseum.org/Videos.

Boxed lunches made by Apple Spice Nashville are available for purchase to enjoy during the event. The lunches will include a sandwich, chips, and a cookie. Lunch orders must be placed by noon on Tuesday, August 16. Please order your boxed lunch on the ticket registration page.

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE Admission

Optional: Boxed lunches made by Apple Spice Nashville are available for purchase to enjoy during the event. The lunches will include a sandwich, chips, and a cookie. Lunch orders must be placed by noon on Tuesday, August 16. Please order your boxed lunch on the ticket registration page.

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LOCATION

Tennessee State Museum

1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208

PARKING INFO

Free parking is available in the parking lot which is located between the Museum and the Nashville Farmers’ Market. There is also free two-hour parking available along 6th and 7th Avenues. Because there are a limited number of these spots used by both Museum and Farmers' Market visitors, it is highly recommended that on the weekends, visitors seek alternate modes of transportation to visit the Museum. State of Tennessee parking lots are available Monday through Friday, after 5:30pm, or on weekends unless otherwise stated or reserved. Terms and conditions of use may vary according to the requested lot.

Health Check Update

The Event Organizer is requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend this event.: No

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