A series of historical lectures will highlight the important events in the history of the town and the surrounding area. The first of these lectures will be presented by James L. Douthat, noted historian for the area, at the Signal Mountain Library on Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. in lower level of the library. During this lecture, Mr. Douthat will explore the history of the area leading up to the beginning of the town.
A great deal of history comes before the creation of a town like Signal Mountain. This lecture will start with 800 A.D., with the emergence of the Mississippian era Indians who left their mark on the mountain now known as Walden’s Ridge. He will then continue to share the area’s history through the various communities that finally gave rise to the Town of Signal Mountain. The lecture series is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend.