Located in Oliver Springs, Tennessee, the Abston Building was built in 1915 as a garage but through the years has served many functions central to the community such as a bus station, a theater, a bowling alley, a church meeting location, and a snack bar.
In 2008, the Oliver Springs Historical Society (OSHS) has initiated an extensive campaign of renovation and improvements to the building, so that it may serve as a multi-purpose community center and theater for the Oliver Springs and Roane County community. Since 2008, OSHS has completed a full campaign of interior renovations and the building is now on the National Register of Historical Places and serves Oliver Springs and the surrounding communities as a historical museum and archives.
Newly restored and updated, the OSHS Museum is the unique place for you to have that special holiday event, whether it is a small family get together, a theme party, church gatherings, formal affair or a corporate/office gathering. For small to medium events, the Museum offers a beautiful facility, fully decorated for the season. Surrounding you is beautiful handturned woodwork, inlaid wood floors, a seperate conference room for meetings, luncheons, dinners or used in conjunction with the theater and grand hall for larger gatherings. The Stone Theater has cushioned theater seating for 116, a stage area and audio capability (audio pricing upon request). A large brick fireplace stands guard in the grand hall.
We look forward to hosting your special event in our lovely museum so give us a call!