Historic Bemis, Tennessee
Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places
A cotton mill town constructed in 1900
“Where Industry and Friendliness Blend Into Progress”
Located off Highway 45 South, Jackson, Tennessee 38301
Home of the Bemis Mill Village Museum
(formerly The Bemis Auditorium)
An Official Project of Save America’s Treasures
For scheduled tours, phone 731-424-0739, 731-234-9813, or 731-423-9140.
Bemis Heritage Days
May 17-18, 2019
Friday, May 17
4:00 p.m. — Museum doors open — Free admission
5:00 p.m. — BBQ plates by Gaylon Cooper — $8/plate
7:00 p.m. — Music by Wayne Jerrolds Band featuring Carl Mann, world renowned singer, songwriter, guitarist (Donations toward the Museum’s projects are suggested and appreciated for enjoying the night of music.)
9:00 p.m. — Nine o’clock whistle — Time to go home, but come back tomorrow
Saturday, May 18
9:00 a.m. — Museum doors open — Free admission
9:30 a.m. — Grand opening — Bemis Mill Memorial Park
10:00 a.m. — Memorial Observance and Armed Forces Day by Jackson-Madison DAR Chapter to remember and honor US veterans
11:00 a.m. — BBQ plates by Gaylon Cooper — $8/plate
1:00 p.m. — Story time to “spin Bemis yarns”
2:00 p.m. — Bemis Historical Society informational meeting to learn about the Society and historic Bemis
3:00 p.m. — Thank you for visiting. We hope to see you at monthly meetings on the third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Special thanks to City of Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist, Gaylon Cooper, Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau, and many others who support our annual Bemis Heritage Days event and fundraiser. There is no admission charge for this two-day event, but donations are accepted and greatly appreciated. Bring your families and lawn chairs and enjoy the fun. For additional information contact Joel Jackson at 731-424-0739 or email@example.com.
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Bemis Historical Society meets the third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Bemis Mill Village Museum (except May, November, December, January).
Chairman, Joel Jackson
Vice Chairman, Kathy Haney Williams
Secretary, Robert Gaugh
Treasurer, Anita Roark
Past Chairman, Richard Fisher
Annual dues are $25 for an individual or family membership.
Please continue to support the projects
of the Bemis Historical Society by forwarding dues to:
Bemis Historical Society
P. O. Box 9266
Jackson, TN 38314-9266