Anna Porter Public Library
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg Cultural and Natural History

Anna Porter Public Library houses a growing special collection currently holding approximately 600 items with information on the natural and cultural history of Gatlinburg, the Great Smoky Mountains, and southern Appalachia. Included in that collection are oral history audio tapes recorded 30 to 40 years ago (with transcripts) and oral history video tapes recorded more recently. Founded in 1932 in Anna Porter's home on "Burg Hill" Anna Porter Public Library is a 501(c)3 funded by the City of Gatlinburg.

 Links to East Tennessee and Southern Appalachian history

 Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 Smoky Mountains Historical Society

 East Tennessee Historical Society

 McClung Collection, Knox County Public Library