Catoosa County Historical Society To Meet Monday

Saturday, November 7, 2015

The Catoosa County Historical Society will meet on Monday at 7 p.m., in the Old Stone Church Museum in Ringgold. 

William (Bill) H. H. Clark, a historian, and one of the society's members, will be the speaker. His topic will be the education of local Cherokees. It will include the Brainerd Mission school and the Spring Place Mission school. 

 



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