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"Energy Turns The World"

Knoxville, Tennessee: May 1-October 31, 1982


INDEX

Background

  • Background Information

  • History of Knoxville

  • Overview of the World's Fair

  • Exposition Developer and Promoter Profiles

  • Knoxville in 1982

  • Admission and Fair Statistics Statistics

  • The World's Fair Site

  • Site

  • Adaptive re-use and the legacy of the fair site

  • Art & Architecture

    U. S. Pavilion

    Tennessee Amphitheater

    Sunsphere

  • Exhibits, Innovations, and "Famous Firsts"

  • Exhibits

  • Off-site Exhibits

  • You've got to be there! - Memories of the fair

  • Special Events and Milestones

  • Entertainment

  • Innovations & Famous Firsts

  • Documentation and Related Links

  • Documentation

  • Links


  • Bart Simpson and friends take a spring break trip to the 1982 fair site:


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    Documentation and Related Links

    Documentation

    -----. The 1982 World's Fair: A Celebration, 1980.

    Clarke, Lissa. American Museum of Science and Energy, Public Information Officer, Correspondence of 1/7/97.

    KIEE Document. General Notes Relative to Proposed Interstate Improvements by 1982. Knoxville, Tenn: KIEE, May 13, 1977.

    Frank H. McClung Museum. The 1982 World's Fair: Knoxville Remembers. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee, 1992.

    Knoxville Journal. Dates: 2/1/79, 2/8/79, 2/10/79, 3/7/79, 4/7/79, 8/29/80, 7/30/82.

    Knoxville News-Sentinel. Dates: 3/6/77, 8/12/77, 2/20/79, 2/23/79, 2/25/79, 12/21/79, 12/30/79, 8/2/80, 8/10/80, 8/20/80, 8/21/80, 3/2/82, 5/1/82, 8/7/82, 10/12/82, 10/26/82, 11/1/82, 4/7/91.

    McDonald, Michael J. Knoxville, Tennessee: Continuity and Change in an Appalachian City. Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 1983.

    Schemmel, William. How When and Where in Tennessee. Atlanta: Marmac Publishing, 1982.


    Related Links

    1982 World's Fair

  • World's Fair Park Site

  • Petro's

  • Knoxville, Tennessee

  • City of Knoxville

  • University of Tennessee

  • Knoxville News-Sentinel

  • Bart Simpson & Co. visit the Knoxville World's Fair!

  • KORRNET: Knoxville-Oak Ridge Regional Network

  • K-Vine

  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Tenn.)

  • American Museum of Science and Energy

  • Other World's Fairs and Expositions

  • 1892 World's Columbian Exposition

  • 1901 Pan-American Exposition

  • 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition

  • 1939 New York World's Fair

  • CEC World's Fair Listings


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