The Moore County Historical & Genealogical Society meets in the Masonic Lodge Hall, 101 Main Street, Lynchburg, Tennessee at 2:00 pm on the 2nd Sunday of March, June, September and November.
Dues are $20.00 per individual and $30.00 for husband & wife per year. Contact Mrs. Betty Robertson, P.O. Box 408, Lynchburg, TN 37352 (931) 759-7285 for details. Publications: The Moore County Review, reporting the society’s activities, queries and genealogical information is published by Joyce Benwell for the Historical Society twice a year, Spring and Fall. View Lifetime Members
Scheduled Speakers: The meeting will be June 10, at 2:00 PM in the Masonic Hall in Lynchburg. The program will be the formation of Bedford County and the development of the part Moore County that was originally in Bedford County. It is titled “Shelbyville and Bedford County – 200 Years and Counting”. A large portion of Moore County was in Bedford County at one time. The speaker will be Alben (Al) F. Simmons. He is President of the Bedford County Historical Society. Al is a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans and the Sons of the American Revolution. In 2012, Alben (Al) Simmons retired from Arnold Engineering Development Center after 41 years of service. Al was born in Shelbyville, TN and grew up in the Flat Creek Community of Bedford County. He graduated from Shelbyville Central High School in 1962 and from Tennessee Tech in 1967 with a B.S. degree in Engineering Science. He received his M.S. in Engineering Mechanics in June 1968 and completed other post-graduate work at UTSI. Al is also active in Bedford County community affairs. Al is married to Mary Ruth Logan of Shelbyville, TN.The meeting is open to all and visitors are welcome. For further information contact Betty Robertson at 931-759-7763, email email@example.com or George Stone at 931-455-5993, email firstname.lastname@example.org