Genelogy, DNA, & History Day -- "Old Blue Springs Day"

Blue Springs Historical Association
Event Location: 
West Greene High School
When: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

A GENEALOGY, DNA & HISTORY DAY’ – OLD BLUE SPRINGS DAY – will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at West Greene High School, 275 West Greene Dr., Mosheim, TN 37818 to begin at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at 4:00 p.m. The event is to present information about history opportunities in East Tennessee and to allow people – young and old – to participate in an educational program on history & genealogy by experts.

18 organizations in the area have been invited to set up tables complete with a resource person from their organization along with materials to discuss their organization & projects.  These exhibits will be open all during the day with scheduled speakers providing information on First Families of TN, DNA, Researching Without Resources & Preserving Family Cemeteries.

Computer personnel will conduct genealogy research for people to research their ancestors.  You must have your parents’ & grandparents’ names & dates of birth to do this research.

Antique & hand-made craft vendors are invited to call Lynn Hartman 423-470-1323  to reserve space to display & sell their wares.

A special place will be provided for Show & Tell where attendees are encouraged to bring their special antiques & local history items to share with others.

Food can be purchased catered by Abigail’s BBQ & Creamy Cup with doughnuts & desserts from Peggy Ann Bakery.  There will be a musical program at 12:30.

The public, including school children, is invited to this FREE event sponsored by Blue Springs Historical Association to benefit the historic Blue Springs church & cemetery in Mosheim, both of which are on the National Register of Historic Places.

For details, call 423-257-4235 or 423-422-4957.