If you have ever thought about becoming a member of the Fentress County Historical Society, there is a great opportunity to follow through on that thought waiting for you at this twenty-ninth Heritage Day, to be held at York Elementary School, Saturday, April 28. If you join as a new member at the Heritage Day event, you will receive, in addition to the other benefits of membership, a free lunch! The offer applies to both new individual adult memberships and new family memberships. Lunch will be served at midday and will include sandwich, chips or nuts, dessert and drink, for which the cost, otherwise, will be $5.00. To qualify, the new membership form must be completed and payment received at the Historical Society registration table prior to lunch being served.
This year’s Heritage Day will be the culmination of a year full of events celebrating the Fentress County Historical Society’s half century of preserving and sharing the history of Fentress County, Tennessee. The theme – “Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Celebration of 50 Years of Preserving and Sharing Fentress County History” - will be showcased by displays from Heritage Days held over the past several years.
Highlights of the day’s activities will be the presentation of First Family certificates recognition of Fentress County’s First Family Certificate holders, and the announcement of the Fentress County Historical Society’s 2018 scholarship recipient.
The Historical Society and others will have books for sale, door prize winners will be announced throughout the day, and free coffee will be available. Everyone is invited to come out to York Elementary School, April 28, 9am-3pm, to join the FCHS in celebrating its fifty years of service to Fentress County, to learn more about the people, places and events of this place we call home and visit with family and friends. Admission is free and everyone is invited.
The Fentress County Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization.
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