James County Historical Society Meeting November 4

Monday, October 22, 2012

 

The James County Historical Society will meet Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:30pm in the Ooltewah Methodist Church for an unusual meeting.

Program topic is "Merchants, Stores, and FIlling Stations of Past Years."

Speakers from Apison, Birchwood and Ooltewah will include Kay Roark, Mary & Carl Tallant, Steve Wolfe, and Herbert Hooper.

All attendees will be welcome to add their reminiscences of the past.

Please bring any photos of buildings – stores, banks, hotels, mills, etc -from Old James County – Kathy Chastain will be prepared to make copies of them.

Everyone is invited and there is no charge

The James County Historical Society has lost many of its “old-timer” members and reduced the number of meetings to only four (4) per year.

If you use email, please send your email address to me at dcopeland@copelandsinc.net. and receive future meeting notices via email.

For info contact:

David Y Copeland

(423) 238-5621 ext 12

dcopeland@copelandsinc.net

David Knisley

(423) 396-2438

 

 


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