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SN: 115997 - 2020 / Y1386

Clinton 12 Historic

Year Round Walk

Clinton, Tennessee

Hoskins Drug Store

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Special programs

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Long description

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

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments

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

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