Experience 13,000 years of Cherokee history, from the time when mastodons roamed the southern Appalachians to the present day. This story is told through computer generated animation and special effects, life-sized figures, artwork, and priceless artifacts.
“A model for museums, ” by Van Romans, Disney Imagineering. Voted Top Ten BEST Native American Experiences by USA TODAY.
Travel with Henry Timberlake to the Cherokee world in 1762, then see London through the eyes of Cherokee leaders who met with King George III. Timberlake’s Memoirs come to life through artifacts, archaeological treasures, period artwork, music, video, and life-sized figures. Two contrasting cultures emerge from war and make peace. Special pop-up books and graphic panels tell the story for children.
“Emissaries of Peace: the 250th Annniversary Exhibition” tells the story of Timberlake and Ostenaco in a travel-friendly exhibit: 14 vinyl panels, 2 short film clips, and life-sized two dimensional figures with audio track.
“Trail of Tears Photographs” includes twenty framed photographs by David Fitzgerald, from the Trail of Tears National Long Distance Trail, along with a reproduction of the Cherokee petition against Removal.
“All My Relations,” by Shan Goshorn, features forty black and white photographs taken of members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.