The Fentress County Historical Society will continue its Government Speakers Series, Thursday, September 14, at the Fentress County Courthouse.  This second program in the series will present State Senator Ken Yager and State Representative John Mark Windle. The event will take place in the large courtroom.  Refreshments will be served at 4:30pm; the presentations will start at 5:00pm and […]

2016 Pumpkin Festival Activities

Is this year’s Pumpkin Festival on your schedule for this Saturday?  If not, be sure to pencil it in! There will be a full day of activities, good music and good food.  And, of course, opportunities to visit with family and friends and be amazed at the size of those pumpkins competing for prizes and bragging rights! […]

An Overview of the Civil War with an Emphasis on Tennessee and Fentress County, presented by Thomas Potter

  Thomas Potter, local attorney, will speak at the Fentress County Historical Society’s May program.  His topic will be An Overview of the Civil War with an Emphasis on Tennessee and Fentress County.   The program will be presented in the large courtroom of the Fentress County Courthouse, Thursday, May 19, 4:30 – 6:00pm.  Mr. Potter, who is […]

Bill Landry of WBIR TV’s Heartland Series to be hosted by the Fentress County Historical Society

Bill Landry, narrator, host and co-producer of WBIR TV’s Heartland Series will present “A Celebration of a People and a Land”, Tuesday, March 8, 4:30pm and 6:00 pm, in the large courtroom of the Fentress County Courthouse. A presentation of the Fentress County Historical Society’s Visiting Author Series, Bill will also sell and autograph his books, including Appalachian […]