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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.
  • [2014/8/15] Documentary Film Maker, Wayne Worth, to be August 28th Guest
    "JOURNEY INTO THE WILD & WONDERFUL" documentary film writer, Wayne Worth of Clarksburg, WV, will be our special guest for the August 28, 2014 meeting of the Roane County Historical Society. Mr....
  • [2014/8/1] Spencer State Hospital (Deaths & Burials)
    In recent weeks I have been trying to identify as many as possible those folk who passed through the wards of Spencer State Hospital, Roane Co., WV. Many of the patientS (or...
  • [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...
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