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Contact: Susan Hawkins, (931)232-5706
Park to co-host Women's History Program on March 12
Stewart County Arts &Heritage Council invites local historians for discussion and book signing
DOVER, TN.: Fort Donelson National Battlefield and the Stewart County Arts &Heritage Council will host the March 12 discussion of the newly-released book, Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman's Story of Rebellion &Reconstruction, 1863-1890.The free program begins at 6pm at the Stewart County Visitor Center, 117 Visitor Center Lane, with a book signing to follow.
Nannie Haskins Williams was a teenager during the Civil War and her diary recounts her feelings about the war, and the changes it brought to Middle Tennessee and to her own life.Two of the book's editors, Dr. Ellen Kanervo, Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, and historian/instructor Phyllis Smith, will lead the discussion.
Members of the Stewart County Arts and Heritage Council will provide light refreshments.For more information, contact Carolyn Darke at 931-232-6253 or the national park at 931-232-5706.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield protects and preserves the remains of the Civil War fort, earthworks, national cemetery, and historic Dover Hotel. For more information, please visit our website: www.nps.gov/fodo.