Chapter Dedicated To Community Service Awards Dame Of The Year Honors

Monday, January 29, 2018
The annual Chapter Dame of the Year was awarded to Janet Cantrell, on right, by Joan Hanks
The annual Chapter Dame of the Year was awarded to Janet Cantrell, on right, by Joan Hanks

Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century’s Prudhomme Fort Chapter held its mid-winter meeting at The Tea Cottage.  

The year in review included the recent historical dedication of Jackson Chapel Cemetery, at the entrance to Chester Frost Park in Hamilton County, attended by Chattanooga city and Hamilton County officials. The oldest known date in the cemetery is 1810; however, history records show that over 400 graves to this property lie underneath the waters of Chickamauga Lake, with history reflecting thousands of years of ownership. 

Support to the national James Elwyn and Mary S. Johnston Scholarship was featured, with it being noted that this scholarship is available to a High School Senior with a G.P.A of 3.9 (or higher). 

The annual Chapter Dame of the Year was awarded to member, Janet Cantrell, of Athens, Tn., by Joan Hanks of Signal Mountain, Chapter Awards chairman. Ms. Cantrell is the current CDXVIIC State Museum Chairman; a featured speaker; and is a historian and writer, having published a book entitled: “The Mountain Lion & The Vail Ranch Mice - An Aesop Fable Retold, Western Style”. 

Prudhomme Fort Chapter is active locally and nationally, promoting goals: (1)Preserving records and historic sites of the country; (2) foster interest in Colonial research; (3) aiding in the education of the youth of the country; (4) to maintain zealously those high principles of courage and patriotism that led to the independence of the Colonies – and the establishment of The United States of America; (5) to maintain a library of heraldry and to preserve the lineage and coats of arms of armorial ancestors –furnishing local and national libraries with American Colonial records and other data; and (6) active support of veterans’ activities and programs.  For more information, please call 842-7774.
 



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