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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Oak Ridge, TN
Event Name: Secret City Historic
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106189 2017/Y1392
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 / 10 KM - 1A
Description: Museum open M-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Years Day. Admission $5 Adults, $3 Children, $4 Seniors, well worth price. Take a walk into World War II history in the Secret City created for the Manhattan Project--development of the atomic bomb.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the Path of Inventions
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Location: American Museum of Science & Energy
Start Point / Driving Directions: 300 S Tulane. From I-40 W Exit 376-A, Pellissippi Pkwy/Hwy 162. Hwy 162 becomes Highway 62 after about 8 miles. Crossing the Solway Bridge, bear left lane, continue to Oak Ridge, through 3 traffic lights, turn right to Tulane (watch for Taco Bell on corner). Museum short distance down on left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walkers will see the famous "flat-top house" that sprang up when the Secret City was created, historic monuments to the contributions of the Secret City to victory in World War II, the Peace Bell, residential areas of Oak Ridge, and the historic Jackson Square.
Host Club: East Tennessee Wanderers
Contact: Jerrie or Joe Mitchell (865) 291-8149
Website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: mitchelljj@comcast.net