Museum seeks artifacts for video, Town’s ‘40th’

Statue of Adm. David Glasgow Farragut in Farragut Memorial Plaza, Municipal Center Drive.
Farragut Museum is seeking photos and other artifacts to document the incorporation of the Town., which may be included in a new video about the Town’s incorporation or in a Farragut Museum exhibit recognizing the Town’s 40th anniversary in January 2020.

Physical items are also sought for the exhibit.

Items from the 1970s to after Farragut’s incorporation on Jan. 16, 1980, are needed. Photos of roads, neighborhoods, businesses, schools and other local entities would be especially helpful.

If anyone has artifacts that might be of interest, e-mail photos of the items to Historic Resources coordinator Julia Barham at

The Museum will not accept items left at Town Hall without prior approval and completion of required paperwork. The Museum is seeking donations, loans and digital rights to photos.

Determination on whether the item is appropriate for donation or loan is at the discretion of the Farragut Museum staff and based on what currently part of the collection.