FENTRESS COUNTY’S “HERITAGE DAYS” TO PRESENT THE HICKS FAMILY

“Heritage Days: A Festival of History and Culture”, will welcome ballad singers, Carmen Hicks McCord and her family to the outdoor stage at the Fentress County Courthouse, Saturday, April 27, at 10am. A full schedule of Heirtage Days (April 26-27) will be published in next week’s Courier. “Heritage Days”, now in its twenty-ninth year, is an annual event […]

HERITAGE DAYS 2019 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The Fentress County Historical Society has announced its schedule for Heritage Days 2019, which will be held Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, in historic downtown Jamestown. Friday evening events will be held in the large courtroom of the Fentress County Courthouse and at the stage area behind the courthouse (weather permitting). The program will start at […]

HISTORIC PRESERVATION CONFERENCE SCHEDULED

The Fentress County Historical Society has announced that it will host a Historic Preservation Conference, Friday, March 8. The event, which will be held at First Baptist Church in Jamestown, will start at 8am and continue through the afternoon, with guest speakers, panel discussions, and more. Additional information will be available on the Society’s website, […]

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 […]