Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Sevier County Genealogy Conference

SEVIER COUNTY, TN – The Sevier County Public Library System Genealogy & History Center will host the 2008 Genealogy Conference: Collecting and Preserving Our Mountain Heritage on March 7 & 8, 2008 at the Fort Sanders Sevier County Senior Center at 120 West Main Street (Chapman Highway) in Sevierville.

Presenters include:

  • J. Mark Lowe, Certified Genealogist
  • Cherel Henderson, Director of the East Tennessee Historical Society
  • Steve Cotham, Manager of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knoxville, TN
  • Lendell D. Abbott, Author of “Born Too Late” – a narrative of his family’s life in Cades Cove
  • Tim D. Fisher, Assistant Genealogist for the Sevier County Public Library System
  • Bob Brittle, Entertainer for evening meal

Early bird registration fee for the two-day conference, including evening meal on March 7, is $40.00 until March 1, 2008. After March 1, the fee for the two-day conference will be $45.00. The Sevier County Genealogy & History Center is located next to the Sevier County Main Library at 321 Court Avenue in Sevierville. For more information regarding the Sevier County Genealogy & History Center Genealogy Conference, please contact Theresa Williams at (865)908-7988 or view and print registration from the SCPLS website at http://www.sevierlibrary.org/ .

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