Centennial Conservation Exposition
4:45 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Centennial Conservation Exposition In Knoxville

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In 1913, Knoxville held the National Conservation Exposition at Chilhowee Park for two months. It drew about a million people and it was probably the biggest event in Knoxville’s history, up until the 1982 World’s Fair.

Tomorrow, the Centennial Conservation Exposition will be celebrated at Chilhowee Park.

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Jesse Mayshark, Communications Manager for the City of Knoxville and the organizer for the event…

(This is an extended version of the broadcast interview)

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