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SN: 115997 - 2020 / Y1386
Clinton 12 Historic
Year Round Walk
Hoskins Drug Store
From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020
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Walk in the steps of the "Clinton 12", the first African-American students to integrate a state-supported school in Southeast in 1956. Life-sized statues of them are outside the Green McAdoo Cultural Center where the story is told of how a community came together for a better future for all. Center open Tue-Sat 10am-4pm, free. Treasures abound in antique stores on Market St. Bask in the ambiance of the still-thriving Hoskins DrugStore and soda fountain where you start and finish this walk. Hoskins Drug Store is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m M-F and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Closed all major holidays.
Distance: 5 / 10 KM, Rating: 2A
Breakfast, soda fountain indulgences and sandwiches available at Hoskins Mon-Sat. Hot plate lunches M-F. If you want to go in the Green McAdoo Center be advised to call (865)463-6500 to confirm opening. Antiques buffs should consider scheduling your walk for the 1st Sat in May or 2nd Sat in Oct to coincide with Clinton's exciting Antiques Festival.
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start box
111 N. Main St., Clinton, TN. From Knoxville, head northwest onto I-275 N via I-40 E ramp to Asheville. Take Exit #3 US-25W/I-640 to Clinton/Asheville and bear left toward Clinton. Continue on US-25W N to 111 N. Main Street
East Tennessee Wanderers
Event website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org