Monthly Meetings

Bemis Historical Society meets the third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Bemis Mill Village Museum located at 2 North Missouri Street in Jackson, TN.  Annual membership dues are $25 for individual and family memberships.

Programs in 2019

January 15 – No meeting

February 19 – Bill Hollamon – Aerial Media’s videos of Bemis and the surrounding area

March 19 – Stan Pilant – Bemis Mill Memorial Park & Hwy 45 Bypass South

April 16 – Lorri Skelton – Interesting Information in the Madison County Archives

May 21 – No meeting due to Bemis Heritage Days on May 17-18

June 18 – Larry Hearn – Irish Town in Jackson, TN during the 1880s through 1960s

July 16 – Anna Wulfert Kirk – Wulfert Family and Their Struggles Surviving WWII and Coming to America

August 20 – Ricky Long – More Than Names on a Wall – The World War II Dead from Madison County, TN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81ZT59Ke8XU&feature=youtu.be

September 17 – Gwen McReynolds – Dowsing for Unmarked Graves and Cleaning Tombstones

October 15 – Kenneth Newman and Carolyn Malone – Before We Were Yours – Fact and Fiction Concerning Georgia Tann

November – Alice Holtin – Remembering World War II

December – No meeting

 

Programs in 2020

January – No meeting

February 18 – Kathy Haney Williams – US Census Records in Bemis, TN ~ 1910-2020

March 17 – Rodger Holtin – American Pop Songs Inspired by the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

April 21 – Penny Stutzman – Bemis Book Club’s 90th Anniversary (Organized April 14, 1930)

May 19 – No meeting due to Bemis Heritage Days on May 15-16

June 16 – Robert Gaugh – Civil War Veterans in Bemis, TN

July 21 – Lucy Smith and Greg Hammond – Congo Street and Old West Bemis School

August 18 – Jackie Utley – How Tennessee Secured the Right for Women to Vote in August 1920 (100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment to US Constitution)

September 15 – 

October 20 –

November 17 – Veterans Day Program

December – No meeting