Katie the Calutron Girl is your tour guide for some of the Secret City’s top attractions! Watch the whole series right here!
More to Explore in the Museums
Oak Ridge is home to four outstanding museums, sure to delight both children and adults. The American Museum of Science and Energy is newly remodeled and reimagined, the K-25 History Museum is brand new for 2020 and an absolute must-see, the Oak Ridge Children’s Museum is a wonderful museum built with kids in mind, and the Oak Ridge History Museum showcases the people’s history of Oak Ridge.
Watch this video, and make your plans to spend a couple of days exploring the museums of the Secret City.
Catching the Fish of a Lifetime in Oak Ridge
Guest Post by Jenny Anderson, Girl of 10,000 Lakes The muskellunge, better known as a musky, is also recognized as the fish of 10,000 casts. You’d think this is an exaggeration, but it can absolutely take thousands of casts or sometimes on the rare occasion, just a couple of casts to land this fish [...]Read More
The Perfect Sport To Take You Outdoors In Oak Ridge
Centennial Gold Course in October. Oak Ridge has an interesting and varied history! These days, it’s a far cry from the old Secret City, and it’s a lovely place to spend some time, especially if you’re into the outdoors. There are plenty of things to do here. Biking, paddleboarding, swimming, rowing, walking, and golf—regular and [...]Read More
Ed Westcott’s 100th Birthday
Ed Westcott, famous Manhattan Project Photographer, and my dear friend, would have been 100 years old on January 20, 2022, had he lived. He passed away at age 97 on March 29, 2019. I miss him. It was common for me to drop by his house with prints of a few of his photographs for [...]Read More
The Oak Ridge 85
The Secret in Scarboro: The Oak Ridge 85 One year before the Clinton 12, two years before the Little Rock Nine and five years before Ruby Bridges, there was the Oak Ridge 85. On Sept. 6, 1955, 85 Black students from the historic Scarboro community integrated Oak Ridge High School and Robertsville Junior High. [...]Read More
John Marquis Featured in The Fishing Guide Podcast – Sophie Becknell
Written by Sophie Becknell John Marquis, the owner of Adventures Outdoors located at Melton Lake Park and Norris Paddling Adventures at Norris Dam Marina, was featured in an interview on a recent episode of The Fishing Guide Podcast, episode 62, with Brad Wiegmann. The two discuss Marquis’ businesses and the variety of options that [...]Read More
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