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 […]

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FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HAVE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

  The Fentress County Historical Society will have a Christmas Open House, Saturday, December 9, noon to 3pm, at the Society’s museum in Allardt. This open house will be particularly significant, as it will mark the fiftieth Christmas that the Society has been preserving and promoting the history of Fentress County. There will be music, refreshments, door prizes […]

Meeting for First Families of Fentress County Certificate Was a Success

Successful First Families of Fentress County Certificate Meeting

There was a productive meeting relating to doing research and documenting the information needed to obtain a First Families of Fentress County Certificate. It was held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Fentress County Library. Blank pedigree charts and family group sheets were given to each participant. Some of the handouts utilized were a […]

Workshop for First Families Certificate

The Fentress County Historical Society has been issuing First Family Certificates to individuals who had an ancestor living in Fentress County in 1823 and could prove their linage back to that ancestor. Each step in the linage needs to be proven by using birth or death records, census records, estate settlement records, court records, or […]