Category: History

East Tennessee Historical Society – Davy Crockett’s Rifle: Virtual Visit with Joe Swann

If you would like to know more about Davy Crockett’s rifle in the Museum of East Tennessee History, join us for a “virtual visit” with Joe Swann, airing tomorrow, July 9, at 1 p.m. Swann, the owner of the rifle, which has been passed… Continue Reading “East Tennessee Historical Society – Davy Crockett’s Rifle: Virtual Visit with Joe Swann”

New Crockett Markers at Walkertown & Cove Creek

@copyright2019 with permission. The new Crockett markers for Greene County turned out great thanks to a lot of talented partnering to make it happen. Thanks especially to Tim Massey who quickly secured the funding for the markers and who was helpful in every step… Continue Reading “New Crockett Markers at Walkertown & Cove Creek”

In The Beginning….

About 1992 the national membership voted to start a Tennessee and Texas local chapter that would meet regularly between the reunion years. Records for the West Tennessee chapter of the Direct Descendants and Kin of David Crockett show the first meeting was April 16th… Continue Reading “In The Beginning….”

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