Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meeting October 1

Sunday, September 8, 2013

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet) at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Walden Town Hall (1836 Taft Hwy). Refreshments will be served followed by the business meeting and program at 1:30 PM.


The speaker for the October meeting, La Vonne Jolley, is a log-time resident of Hamilton County and Signal Mountain. She is well known for her work in genealogy and history.


Mrs. Jolley will present a program entitled, “Researching in England.”


Visitors are, as always, welcome at the meeting.

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