The Off the Map Project will hold a "Off the (M)App-a-thon" on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Blount County Public Library's Learning Lab from 2-4 p.m.

The event will feature presentations and practice with an mobile app and website called "Clio." The appĀ "guides the public to thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States," according to its website.

Attendees will learn how to use the technology and why it is important to the community and local history. Questions about the event may be directed to Katie H. Taylor at

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