FRIENDS OF THE ARCHIVES
HISTORICAL & PRESERVATION SOCIETY
105 College Street
Madisonville, TN 37354
"Preserving the Past for the Future"
North River watershed, Tellico Ranger District, photo taken from Cherohala Skyway
Our mission is to preserve and restore historical records in order to make information more accessible to everyone both within our archives and on the Internet for the purpose of historical and genealogical research.
The Friends of the Archives Historical and Preservation Society has been organized to do exactly as the name states...preserve historical data in Monroe County. We are in the process of applying for a not-for-profit status from both the Federal and State governments. Once this application is completed all donations will be deductible.
Newly elected officers are:
Mr. John Forkner, President
Mr. Joe Penland, Vice President
Mrs. Joyce Gaston Reece, Secretary
Mrs. Joy Locke, Co-Treasurer
Mrs. Jo Stakely, Historian
Mrs. Dede Harrill, Membership Coordinator
Mrs. Geraldine Hicks, Volunteer Coordinator
Be sure to visit our new blogspot for all the latest news and happenings:
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Our meetings are currently set at the last Tuesday
bi-monthly at 12:30 p.m. at the Archives in the
basement of the courthouse.
MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. WE SINCERELY HOPE YOU WILL SHOW YOUR SUPPORT OF THE MANY HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL BASED PROJECTS WE HAVE IN MIND FOR ALL HISTORICAL RESEARCHERS...INCLUDING FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH.
websites of interest
Monroe County Archives - http://www.monroetnarchives.org/index.html
Monroe County Tennessee Genealogy Web (tngenweb) - http://www.tngenweb.org/monroe
Monroe County Tennessee Local History Network - https://sites.rootsweb.com/~tnmonroe