june, 2019

19jun10:00 am11:30 amRanger walk - A walk through wheat

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Event Details

Join a park ranger for a ranger-led walk through the pre-Manhattan Project community of Wheat.  Manhattan Project National Historical Park will present a free program on Wednesday, June 19, at 10 a.m. (ET).  The program will begin at Blair Road and the North Boundary Greenway. The walk will be about one and one half miles, so wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water to drink.  Stops will include “downtown” Wheat, George Jones Memorial Baptist Church, Roane College site, and the Crawford Cumberland Presbyterian Memorial. There will be stories about the development and significance of each site.

 

Wheat is located on Blair Road 0.3 miles off of the Oak Ridge Turnpike, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  If you need directions, maps are available at the National Park desk in the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge or call (865) 482-1942.

 

Time

(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location

Wheat Community

Blair Rd & North Boundary Greenway

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