PROGRAMS FOR 2017
Monday, December 4, 6 P.M. Chattanooga Public Library
John Scales, Author presenting and signing his new book "The Campaigns & Battles of General Nathan Bedford Forrest: Kentucky to Chickamauga"
Monday, November 13, 6 P.M. Chattanooga Public Library
Monday, December 4, 6 P.M. Chattanooga Public Library
A Brief History of Surface Transportation
October 7, A special Saturday evening event
"Dinner on the Diner"
Railroad Museum 6:00 PM. Open to the first 40 members to sign up. Program by Mark Brainerd discussing culinary services on the trains in the late 1890s and early 1900s.
September 18, Maury Nicely
Patten Parkway, Cameron Hill and Underground Chattanooga
August 28, 6 PM Chattanooga Downtown Library
Mary Guffey, Dayton and Rhea County historian will discusss the Scopes Trial. Her great-grandfather was a physician who treated William Jennings when he collapsed. She has many interesting facts to share.
Saturday, June 10, 11:00 AM, Audobon Acres
Home of the C. F. Blevins Avian Jewels Collection, which includes exact replicas of eggs of over 1100 species of birds. There are also Indian artifacts and items from early settlers.
Wednesday, April 26, 6:00 PM
Minnie d'Erlanger Churchill tells the story of the d'Erlangers and the Churchills. She is the great granddaugher of the Baroness Erlanger and was married to the grandson of the late Sir Winston Churchill.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 11:30 A.M. Annual Luncheon, Mountain City Club
Dr. Michael Birdwell, Tennessee and World War 1
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 P.M. Public Library
Chattanooga Vintage Dancers
Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, Public Library
Kelley Cureton, Chattanooga Whiskey Company
The history of distilling whiskey in Chattanooga
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, 6 P.M. Public Library
Justsin Strickland, History of the Terminal Station in Chattanooga
Monday, October 17, 2016, 6 P.M. Public LIbrary
Georgiana Kotarski, Chattanooga Ghost Stories
Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:30 A.M., Baylor School
Baylor is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. There will be a history discussion with an optional tour of the campus and lunch.
Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Gordon Belt from the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The role the Library plays in collecting and preserving our state's history. You will be surprised at some of the items housed in the library.
Saturday, March 19, 2016, Noon,
Mountain City Club
Monday, Februrary 1, 2016, 6:00 pm, Public Library, Jerry Summers, author of
Rush to Justice? Tennessee's Forgotten Trial of the Century 1958 - Schoolfield
Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:00 pm, Public Library
George Ricks, mamber of the Hamilton County School Board
Our first public school and the affect it has had our community
Monday, November 9, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library,
Dr. Andrea Becksvoort
The Dixie Highway and the Progressive Era.
Monday, October 12, 2015, 5:45 pm,
Linda Mines, County Historian
Will Conduct a Field Trip to the Brainerd Mission.
Bring a folding chair. Brainerd Road to Eastgate Mall. Turn between Starbucks & Fed Ex.
Pass Goodyear & 5700 Bldg. Mission abuts the 5700 Bldg. Park across the street.
Monday, October 5, 2015, 8:00 pm,
Dr. Adam King will give a presentation entitled “Gradiometers, Mounds and Copper Plates: Piecing Together a History of the Etowah Site.”
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Friends of Moccasin Bend
UC Auditorium. Free and open to the public.
Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Jim Ogden, Chickamauga-Chattanooga Military National Park Historian
The Arrival of the First Railroad in Chattanooga - The Tunnel Hill, GA Story.
Tuesday, August 14, 2015, 4:30-6:30 pm, B'Nai Zion Synagogue (parking in rear)
Inspection and repair of Torah Scrolls by a Rabbi Yochanan Salazar, a Sofer, a qualified scribe trained in restoring Torah Scrolls. A unique and unusual opportunity for the Public and the CAHA membership.
Monday, June 1, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Dr. Smith Murray
An Interview with Shelby Foote.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Dr. Richard Jantz, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Kennewick Man, Smithsonian Magazine, September, 2014
Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Haunts of Chatttanooga's Rich cand FamourMoccassin Bend
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11:30 am, Chattanooga Choo Choo Roosevelt Room.
The History of the Macclellan Family and it's Contribution fo Chattanooga. Hugh Maclellan and Tom McCallie will be the Presenters.
Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Lawrence Alexander, Archeologist
Studies on Moccassin Bend and how it could merge with the National Park"
Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Ken Rush, Curator of the Duckktown Museum
"The Story of Copper Hill and the Ducktown Basin "
Thurs-Sat., November 6-8, 2014, UTC
"Symposium of the 19th Century Press"
(Raccoon Room, University Center)
Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 pm, Public Library
"Tour of the Chattanooga History Center"
(across the plaza from the Aquarium)
Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:00 pm, Public Library
"The War of 1812"
Monday, August 25, 2014, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Clark White, PhD
"The Jazz Age in Chattanooga"
Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:00 pm, Public Library
"Honoring the Life and Remembering the Legacy of U.S. Senator Howard Baker"
Monday, May 5, 2014, 6:00 pm, Public Library
Dr. Jim Ward, Retired UTC Professor of History
"History of Railroads"
Monday, April, April 7, 2014 6:00 pm. Public Library
Dr. Jan Simek, President Emeritus of the University of Tennessee system
"Cumberland Plateau Cave Art
Monday, March 3, 2014 6:00 pm, Public Library
Sanford Winer "The Jewish Community's Contribution To Chattanooga's Economic Development
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 11:30 am, Choo Choo Imperial Ballroom
Annual Meeting: Ned Irwin, speaker
"Bottling Gold: Chattanooga's Coca Cola Fortunes"