Governor Lee Unveils Posters Celebrating Tennessee’s Grand Divisions, 225 Years Of Statehood

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee unveiled three limited-edition posters Thursday highlighting each Tennessee grand division to celebrate 225 years of statehood. Tennesseans are invited to share an untold story and request a poster at www.Tennessee225.com. 
 
“From the Mississippi River to the Great Smoky Mountains, our grand divisions reflect their own unique character and represent the best of Tennessee,” said Governor Lee. “I invite Tennesseans to submit untold stories that celebrate every corner of our state as we commemorate 225 years of statehood.”
 
The limited-edition posters, designed by famed artist Justin Helton of Knoxville, highlight the culture and beauty of each Tennessee grand division.

Chattanooga Historical Society Offers True Crime Chattanooga Historical Tour

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The Chattanooga Historical Society (Picnooga) will be presenting a True Crime Chattanooga historical tour. It will be offered on Oct. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, and Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, ... (click for more)

In the summer of 1959, the Roark-Conner family held its first reunion in Birchwood, Hamilton County. Every year, descendants gathered in the Birchwood area to meet with each other, remember ancestors, ... (click for more)

The Moccasin Bend Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution held their September meeting at the historic Poe's Tavern Park in Soddy Daisy. Speaker, Kim Poe Gray ... (click for more)



Memories

Chattanooga Historical Society Offers True Crime Chattanooga Historical Tour

The Chattanooga Historical Society (Picnooga) will be presenting a True Crime Chattanooga historical tour. It will be offered on Oct. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, and Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20. The 90-minute tour will take guests through a history of grisly crimes and unfortunate happenings in the Scenic City spanning over 150 years. Adult tickets are $25 ... (click for more)

Roark-Conner Family Is Preserving A 63-Year Hamilton County Tradition Virtually

In the summer of 1959, the Roark-Conner family held its first reunion in Birchwood, Hamilton County. Every year, descendants gathered in the Birchwood area to meet with each other, remember ancestors, visit local historical sites, and share family history. The annual Roark-Conner Association Reunion has become an important gathering of Roark and Conner descendants and relatives ... (click for more)

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