Picnooga Turns 6 And Is Crowdfunding For 2020

Picnooga, a Chattanooga project that brings local history to the surface and makes it available to everyone, turns six-years-old on Saturday, Jan. 18. Founded in 2014, Picnooga began as a grassroots effort to crowdsource and crowdfund a newly-found layer of scattered imagery from private sources, creating a framework for a new public collection. Since then, they have assembled an archive of over 4,500 local historical items acquired ... (click for more)

Jake Butcher (right) and friends
Jake Butcher (right) and friends

Information On Old Brainerd Junior High In 1960s Sought

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society To Hold Februrary Meeting

Former student Diana LaDow has pleasant memories of attending the former Brainerd Junior High more than 50 years ago and is trying to find old class rosters from the 1965-66 year. “I just would love to get in touch with some old friends,” she said. Anyone with information can email ... (click for more)

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Hwy. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. with light refreshments, followed by a brief business meeting and program. The speaker for the day, Cynthia Guffy, will present a program entitled, ... (click for more)

Soddy, Daisy And Montlake Historical Association To Host 5th Annual History Fair

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 31: ‘Touching The Face Of God’ In The Air

Author Of Civil War Blog Visits Missionary Ridge; Is Shown Items Relating To Capt. Hanna Of Dade County

Over 40 vendors will again gather their local history, artifacts and memorabilia for the community to enjoy On Jan. 18 . The event will be held at the Soddy Daisy High School in the Commons area. ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 95, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)

John Banks, the author of a popular Civil War blog, paid a visit to Missionary Ridge to seek out more tales of the war. He visited with Missionary Ridge resident Neal Thompson, who has a collection ... (click for more)

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