Red Clay State Historic Park Celebrates 40 Years

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Erin Medley, state park manager at Red Clay State Historic Area introduced new video documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of the park. 

Cleveland Mayor Emeritus is president of Cherokee Red Clay Association and gave a history of the beginning of the park almost 50 years ago.

Danielle Shelton, a Ph.D. candidate from MTSU gave a report of her more than one year of research of the Cherokees and Red Clay.

The celebration ended with tours of the historic site conducted by Medley.

Red Clay is the last eastern Capitol of the Cherokee Nation prior to removal on the Trail of Tears



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(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)

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(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot training at several bases in the United States during World War II. A lifelong writer, ... (click for more)

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South Pittsburg Historic Preservation Society, Inc. will have its 20th anniversary on Sept. 15, from 2-4 p.m. CDT. There will be a r eception in appreciation of community support and r ecognition of former members. It will take place at Princess Theatre, 215 S. Cedar Ave., South Pittsburg. (click for more)

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