Linda Moss Mines Speaks At Catoosa County Historical Society Monday

Monday, April 11, 2022

The Catoosa County Historical Association will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at Old Stone Church Museum. The CCHS Board will meet at 6 p.m. 

The speaker this month is Linda Moss Mines. Her presentation will be “Countdown to America 250: Georgia Patriots and their Contributions”.

Ms. Mines is the official Chattanooga-Hamilton County historian; vice-chairman of the Executive Board and vice president for education at the Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center; a founding member of the Tennessee Cemetery Committee [appointed by Governor Lee]; secretary of the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council; a former member of the Tennessee Historical Commission; a member of the Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation Board; and current trustee and immediate past chairman of the Board, Erlanger Health System. 

She is a frequent contributor on topics related to history for local television, radio and print media.

Ms. Mines spent 45 years teaching AP US Government, AP US History and Constitutional Law and the last 27 years as chairman of the History Department at GPS.

She splits time between Chattanooga and the family farm on the Cumberland Plateau.

Ms. Mines is a proud member of the National Park Service Artillery Brigade.


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