Dean Arnold To Give Local History Talk At Public Library Next Tuesday

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Published author and filmmaker Dean W. Arnold will share the highlights of Chattanooga’s 19th century in a local history talk next Tuesday. He will discuss how the Civil War changed Chattanooga, how it led to Coca-Cola Bottling and some of America’s greatest fortunes.

 

This talk is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m.

at the Chattanooga Public Library First Floor Auditorium.

 

Mr. Arnold will also have available his just-released book “Unknown Empire” as well as his best-selling book on Chattanooga, “Old Money, New South,” out of print for several years until now.

 

This talk is a part of a monthly series by local non-profit Hamilton Flourishing. Founder Doug Daugherty said. “Dean’s style is engaging and conversational and promises to be enjoyable and enlightening for people of Chattanooga from all backgrounds and ages.”


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