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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 SUMMER SCHEDULE AT MUSEUM ANNOUNCED

The Fentress County Historical announces new days and hours at the Society’s museum in Allardt. The new schedule is Fridays –1pm-4pm and Saturdays—10am-1pm, exclusive of national holidays. Now is a great time to visit while school is out. Bring the children and introduce them to their Fentress County history.The museum now has copies of Fentress […]

Government Speakers Series Announced by Historical Society

The Fentress County Historical Society has announced that it will present a Summer Speakers Series, this year, in addition to the Visiting Author Series that has become popular here over the last two years.The first program to be offered will take place Thursday, May 11th and will feature Jamestown City Mayor Darlene Monday Davis.  The event will be […]

FENTRESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY WELCOMES ROANE STATE INTERN

The Fentress County Historical Society is pleased to welcome a new student intern who is now working on special projects at the Society Museum in Allardt.  Jonathan Taubert, a student at Roane State Community College’s Jamestown campus, has been working on special projects at the museum during the winter semester and will return for the spring semester. “We are […]

Bill Landry visit’s Fentress County and becomes an honorary citizen

Bill Landry autographing his books for attendees at his program at the courthouse. Bill Landry receiving the Honorary Citizen of Fentress Certificate from First District County Commissioner, Jimmy Johnson.  John Mullinix, with the Fentress County Historical Society is on the left.

CIVIL WAR BOOK AUTHOR TO BE IN JAMESTOWN JULY 16

Fentress County Historical Society has announced that they will host the author of a recently released book on the Civil War featuring Fentress County and the Cumberland Plateau. The event will take place in the large court room in the Fentress County Courthouse on Thursday, July 16 between the hours of 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. Dr. Aaron Astor, […]