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Marble Springs State Historic Site holding its first fundraising event

KNOXVILLE — Marble Springs State Historic Site is hosting their first annual fundraiser, Sevier Soiree. The Sevier Soiree is a unique opportunity to experience the historic site of John Sevier, first governor of Tennessee, like never before. The event will be held on Saturday, November 23 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm — a spectacular night under the stars. The ticket price includes open hearth cooked hors d'oeuvres by the bonfire, wine, dinner, dessert, and music provide by Red Shoes & Rosin. The historic cabins will be open and a silent auction will take place featuring items from local arts and culture venues.

Registration ends November 15th. Tickets are $50 per person. Please mail payment to P.O. Box 20195, Knoxville, TN 37940; or purchase online from the Marble Springs website at You may also purchase your seat on-site before November 15.

This event is generously sponsored in part by the Knoxville News Sentinel, Love That BBQ, Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown, and WDVX.

More information is available at or 865-573-5508.

Marble Springs State Historic Site is located at 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920. Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission, and supplemented by additional funds raised by the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association.

Marble Springs is operated by the Gov. John Sevier Memorial Association (GJSMA), a non-profit group dedicated to preserving the memory of John Sevier and his way of life. Membership is available for anyone interested in supporting GJSMA. Benefits of GJSMA membership include, a ten percent Trading Post discount, newsletters and updates about the site, program announcements and VIP invitations to special events. Marble Springs is available for rentals throughout the year. Funds raised assist GJSMA in providing affordable educational programming and preservation of the historic site.

Published November 4, 2013

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