Historical society meeting set in Charleston, Tennessee

Historical society meeting set in Charleston, Tennessee

May 16th, 2019 by Ben Benton in Breaking News

The May meeting of the Charleston-Calhoun-Hiwassee Historical Society will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Carl E. Colloms Education room at Hiwassee River Heritage Center.

The Heritage Center is at 8746 Hiwassee St., in Charleston, Tennessee.

Quentin Bass will offer a presentation on Fort Armistead and the Trail of Tears/Unicoi Turnpike, organizers said in a statement on the meeting. Bass is a Cleveland, Tennessee, native and U.S. Air Force veteran who grew up locally and in central North Carolina.

Bass is currently the forest archaeologist/heritage program manager/tribal liaison for the Cherokee National Forest, officials said.

Historical Society meetings are open to the public.


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