Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meets April 2

Sunday, March 10, 2019
The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Highway.
 
Refreshments will be served followed by a brief business meeting and program.
 
The speaker for the day will be Lynn Hill, Signal Mountain resident and registrar for the Chickamauga Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her program is entitled, "Getting to know the DAR Genealogical System." 
 
Visitors are welcome, as always.


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Memories

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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