Museum founder dead at 91

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Obits

John Rice Irwin, 91, cultural historian and founder of the Museum of Appalachia, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022, in Clinton, Tennessee.
Born in Union County, John’s family was uprooted …

Burchett builds a wall

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Our Town Stories

U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett has unique artifacts from the Museum of Appalachia on display in his Washington office. Since 2003, these items have been on loan to U.S. Sen. Lamar …

Cas Walker’s legacy

Sandra ClarkOur Town Arts, Our Town Stories

The Museum of Appalachia will celebrate the legacy of Cas Walker, 4-6 p.m. Saturday, March 2, with a special program of live music, rare video clips and museum exhibit. Tickets …