Friday, October 16, 2009

"The Civil War in the Shoals Area"

The Tennessee Valley Historical Society
is hosting a special program entitled The Civil War in the Shoals Area presented by Dr. David Gregg, at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library in the Conference Room on Sunday, October 25, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. The Civil War in the Shoals Area is a PowerPoint presentation compiled from old local newspapers and highlights the Civil War in Florence and the Shoals area. Dr. Gregg has presented this program to various organizations, schools, and other historical societies.

Dr. Gregg is the Pastor at the Florence Boulevard Baptist Church and has spent most of his life researching Baptist, family, and the Civil War history. He has been awarded by the History and Archives Committee of the American Baptist Association, for his research in Baptist History. Dr. Gregg has written four books and also serves as an instructor in History for the Oxford Baptist Institute.Tennessee Valley Historical Society meetings are open to the public, free of charge. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tennessee Valley Historical Society President William Smith, at 256-767-4529.