Historical Society Hosts Author of Happy Valley Book
SEVIERVILLE – At its January meeting the Smoky Mountain Historical Society will host Blount County author Betty Boone Best. Mrs. Best’s Happy Valley ancestors fought for the Union. Her Georgia ancestors first fought for the Confederacy, and later for the Union. Her presentation will include stories about her Civil War ancestors as well as her husband Herman’s ancestors. As time permits, she will also discuss her new book, Happy Valley in Blount County, Tennessee; Friends and Family. The meeting will be held on the third floor of the Sevier County Courthouse in downtown Sevierville on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2 p.m. Best’s presentation should appeal to anyone interested in local and regional history. The public is cordially invited to attend.