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  • FDR dedicates Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Watch a silent archival video of President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1940. Video courtesy of Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound, the Thompson Family Collection.

Watch a silent archival video of President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1940. Video courtesy of Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound, the Thompson Family Collection.
Watch a silent archival video of President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1940. Video courtesy of Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound, the Thompson Family Collection.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park dedicated in 1940

September 01, 2015 8:00 PM

Past Times

About Past Times

History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.