Lost & Found - The Rebirth of Civil War-era Base Ball in Tennessee - May 15


May 15, 2015

 Three Cheers and a Tiger for the Holstons!”–The Rebirth of Civil War-era Base Ball in Tennessee

 Knox Heritage continues its series of educational lunches, Lost & Found, on Friday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m.  Guest speaker Adam Alfrey will give us an exciting look into the history of Civil War-era base ball and the movement to bring it back to life in the 21st century.

The Lost & Found Lunch will be held at the office of Knox Heritage, Historic Westwood – 3425 Kingston Pike. Parking is free and is available in the Laurel Church of Christ parking lot next door – 3457 Kingston Pike. A free lunch buffet will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 12:00 p.m.  Space is very limited and advance reservations are required. To make reservations, call Hollie Cook at 865-523-8008 or email her at hcook@knoxheritage.org

A 2004 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Adam H. Alfrey serves as operations manager and curator of exhibitions for the Knox County Public Library’s East Tennessee History Center. He is the author of “The Great Smoky Mountains National Park” and is an active volunteer within Tennessee’s museum community, working with such organizations as the Tennessee Association of Museums, Humanities Tennessee, and the American Association for State and Local History. In 2013, he was named to the Greater Knoxville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” a recognition of East Tennessee’s next generation of leaders in business and the community. ​When not working on an exhibition or historical research, Alfrey enjoys spending time with his family, exploring small towns and off-the-beaten-path finds, and playing bare-handed, Civil War-era base ball with the Knoxville Holstons.