CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE December 8th

  The Fentress County Historical Society Museum in Allardt Saturday, December 8, 2018 10am-1pm   Everyone Invited   GIVE A GIFT OF HISTORY FOR CHRISTMAS   All Fentress County Historical Society books will be 10% off  at the Museum during the hours of the Christmas Open House These will make wonderful gifts for the history lover on your […]

FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL PRESENT HISTORY OF JAMESTOWN’S FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

A program about the history of Jamestown’s First Baptist Church, based upon the book, Footsteps of Faith: The Story of the First Baptist Church, Jamestown, Tennessee, 1930- 2015, written by Patsy Littrell, will be presented Saturday, November 10, at the Fentress County Historical Society Museum, in Allardt. The book upon which Mrs. Littrell’s program is based, tells […]

Customer Share grant awarded to the Society by Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC),

“The Fentress County Historical Society is very appreciative of the recent Customer Share grant awarded to the Society by Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC),” said Thomas Potter, Society President. According to Mr. Potter, the $1,500 grant will be used to purchase much needed technology for the Society, including a computer and a copier/printer/scanner. As much of […]

FCHS Book and Bake Sale at the Museum in Allardt, Saturday, October 6, During the Pumpkin Festival

The Fentress County Historical Society will have a book and bake sale at the Society’s museum in Allardt, Saturday, October 6, during the Pumpkin Festival. Festival goers are invited to stop by the museum, located near the four-way stop, from 8:30am to 3pm. There will be numerous baked items for sale, as well as canned goods and […]

FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS PICNIC AT THE PARK

  To commemorate the conclusion of the Fentress County Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary Year, the organization will host a picnic at the Jamestown Community Park, Tuesdray, May 22, 5-7pm. Everyone is invited to attend this special event, for an evening of food, music, a presentation about the organization’s mission, activities and plans for the future. […]

YE OLD JAIL TO RECEIVE FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKER

The Historic Sites Committee of the Fentress County Historical Society will celebrate Historic Preservation Month with its customary placing of a plaque on a local building of historical significance. The building chosen as this year’s plaque recipient is Ye Old Jail Museum Building on the Courthouse Square. The building, which houses the Ye Old Jail […]

29th ANNUAL HERITAGE DAY TO BE PRESENTED BY FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

2018 is the twenty-ninth year that the Fentress County Historical Society has produced its annual Heritage Day, an event that has always focused on one particular aspect of Fentress County history. This year, the Society’s 50th Anniversary Year, will be very different, as its Heritage Day will be a cumulative look back at previous Heritage […]

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS “TASTY’” MEMBERSHIP DEAL

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 […]

BENEFIT AUCTION PLANNED BY FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Fentress County Historical Society is planning an auction to benefit its building fund. The auction, which will be held at the Jamestown Community Center, Saturday, March 24, 5:30pm until the last item is sold, is an event of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration.Throughout these fifty years, the Society has served Fentress County in historic […]

Wishing you and yours a bright & blessed Christmas & the happiest of New Years!