PROGRAM: Families of the Fork–Early Knox County Surnames

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European immigrants who settled in the Fork–the land between Holston and French Broad Rivers–were among Knox County’s earliest residents. Join noted community historian Jan Loveday Dickens as she shares accounts about these families and their connections.

Instructor: Jan Loveday Dickens, President of Historic Ramsey House and author of “Forgotten in the Fork”

This program is FREE and will be held in the Bilo-Nelson Auditorium on the first floor of the East Tennessee History Center.

The East Tennessee History Center’s Genealogy Program is a partnership between Knox County Public Library and the East Tennessee Historical Society with support from Friends of the Knox County Public Library and East Tennessee PBS.


For ADA accommodations, call (865) 215-8703 or send request to 72 hours in advance of program.