In the Vol 31 #1 March 2013 Reflections there is a
Calendar of Events error. For the Snuffer Lea
Cemetery Dedication, the date is May 25th (an all
day event starting at 11 am) not May 26th. We
apologize for this error.
Debra Fultz, Administrative Assistant
Claiborne County Historical & Genealogy Society
PO Box 32 Tazewell, TN 37879 Phone 423.526.5737
underway for the second phase of the restoration of the OLD
Jail! We hope to be able to start the re-pointing work on the
bricks and mortar to continue to prevent further deterioration
of the inside.
This work is being funded in part with funds
from the Historical Preservation Fund under an agreement with
the National Park Service and the Tennessee Historical
We are grateful for the grant but our fundraising
efforts have just begun. To continue to receive grants we need
to raise matching funds for continuing restoration. Please send
donations to: PO Box 32, Tazewell, TN 37879 or call our office:
423-526-5737 for more information.
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We are proud to
announce that the society now has two research volunteers in the
office Mondays thru Wednesdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sundays
from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Our volunteers are working on gathering
information on all families with ties to Claiborne and
surrounding counties. You can email for research help:
The CCHGS is working on a new
display for our building and could use your help. We
are looking for pictures of Veterans from Claiborne
County from every war and every branch of the military.
If you have any pictures you are willing to send us
copies of (they will not be returned so please
send picture quality copies) please include their
name and a brief description Including, The War they
served in, Dates, Ranks, Branch of Military, etc.
We would like to honor these
service men and women in our building and your help
would be greatly appreciated.
Please send all submissions to P.O. Box 32 Tazewell, TN 37879.
We are looking for
pictures and/or information on the two theatres that use to be in Claiborne
County. These were the Cumberland Theatre and the Star Theatre. If anyone
has pics or info please contact us.
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