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The Manhattan Project National Historical Park was established in 2015 and spans between 3 different states that were instrumental in helping end World War II. Exploring a National Park can be confusing, especially since the sites are scattered throughout the town and some are located on Department of Energy land. If you want to explore [...]Read More
Oak Ridge is mourning the loss of internationally recognized researcher Dr. Liane “Lee” Branch Russell. Lee passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the age of 95. Funeral arrangements are being planned at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. Fleeing Nazi-controlled Austria as a child, Lee eventually came to America earning her citizenship and quickly [...]Read More
Popular travel blog My Wanderlusty Life has published a lovely story detailing seven things to do on your visit to Oak Ridge, TN. The author originally became interested in Oak Ridge when she randomly came across a copy of the wonderful book The Girls of the Atomic City while shopping one day in Target. [...]Read More
Oak Ridgers have heavy hearts today, as the news of the passing of Ed Westcott made the headlines. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Westcott passed peacefully around 7 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019. Westcott turned 97 years old on January 20, and he had an incredible life being the only photographer in Oak [...]Read More
(As published in The Oak Ridger’s Historically Speaking column on March 1, 2019) Jim Dodson, says, “As an Oak Ridge City Councilman, I see the American Museum of Science and Energy as a great asset to our community. I would like to encourage everyone to come out on March 19 and support our internationally recognized [...]Read More
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