Prairie Fossil Museum Makes the News!

We were blessed by a visit from from Anne Brock of WVLT Channel 8 News and was featured on regular broadcast television! Anne and the WVLT camera crew asked questions and filmed over 45 minutes of content, elegantly editing it down to the perfect 3 minute segment for Knoxville’s Channel 8 News broadcast. Below is […]


Many members and readers of the Knoxville Gem and Mineral Society asked for more details on where and how I found gold in the Little River in the Townsend area. My comments became too lengthy for easy reading in the post structure, So, I chose to describe my adventures with this page on my museum web site.