Tag Archives: Roane County TN

We can lose nothing by kindness to a child

Does any one remember that genuine specimen of the old field schoolmaster, Allen S. Bacon? He lived in 1830 on the school land in the mouth of the dry valley, and taught school there for many years. At his school quite a number of the young and rising generation of that day obtained the education […]


Mrs. Hannah would have to leave the Cuban orphan girl behind

Romance of the War. Cuban Girl Who Was Brought to Tennessee by Gen. Harvey Hannah’s Mother. The Rockwood Times, Rockwood, TN Thursday, 13 Sep 1906, Vol. XXVI, No. 34. The steamer Whitney left Havana harbor April 6, 1899, for Tampa, FL. The boat was advertised to leave to 12 p.m., but did not leave until […]

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