Forest Hills houses the gravesites of Civil Wars officers, entertainers, industrialists and even a United States postmaster general. However, Forest Hills is more than a burial ground. It is also a monument of history and art.
Shearer worked for the Chattanooga News Free Press as a writer and is an avid collector of interesting stories of the history of Chattanooga and the area. He covered everything from obituaries to sports. He now lives in Knoxville and continues to write as a freelance sports, news and feature writer for Knoxville News Sentinel, as well as the chattanoogan.com and the Mountain Mirror. “Printer’s ink has remained in my system all these years,” says Shearer, as he continues to write and publish books.
For more information, contact Ryan Lowery, Chatt Aspies History Hunters, at (423) 320-0665 or visit http://chattaspieshistoryhunters.weebly.com/