John C. Wynne To Speak On Walter L. Marr At Signal Mountain Genealogical Society

Sunday, February 9, 2020

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet at the Signal Mountain Library, 1114 James Blvd., on Tuesday, March 3, at 1 p.m.

 

The meeting will include a brief business session followed by the program. 

 

The speaker for the day is John C. Wynne, a member of the Society and a long-time resident of Signal Mountain.  His presentation, entitled, “The Amazing Walter L. Marr,” depicts the life and times of one of Signal Mountain’s most distinguished residents and one of America’s most outstanding engineers.



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