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Tanner "Cliff Dweller" to be Portrayed at July 24t... Posted by Linda Cottrell Liss (2014/7/11)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Ms. Rebecca Park will portray Sudna Carpenter Tanner at the July 24, 2014 meeting of the Roane County Historical Society. Roane County Library, 7 p.m. Mrs. Tanner was the wife of Roane County settler & pioneer, Samuel Tanner. The Tanner's arrived from Harrison Co., VA(WV) in about 1812 and made their home under the huge cliff along the water of Spring Creek, [now Spencer Middle School]. Ms. Park travels to clubs, schools and other venues, bringing to life the times & trials the Tanner family endured.
Invite friends, family & children to take part in this live presentation. Refreshments will be served.
  • [2014/7/12] The JACK NIDA Family Home Page
    During the past fifteen years Jack Nida has traveled the U.S. and Germany in search of information regarding the NIDA/NIDAY/NIDY/VONADA and von NIDA families.
  • [2014/6/6] Matics Honored Guest at May 22, 2014 Meeting
    The Roane County Historical Society met on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Roane County Library for their regular monthly meeting. Those present were: Susan Tucker, Carol Board-Westfall, Rick...
  • [2014/5/7] RCHS Meeting Notes - Names 2014 Essay Scholarship Winner
    The Roane County Historical Society met on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Roane County Library for their regular monthly meeting. Those present were: Carol Board-Westfall, Rick Greathouse, Paul...
  • [2014/4/14] Grotto Dell, Roane County, WV
    Grotto Dell, Walton area of Roane County. Does anyone know exactly where the Grotto Dell community was located? There once was a post office there & it can be found on the 1880 census. That's...
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