“The West Tennessee Historical Society is the umbrella heritage organization for the Western Grand Division of Tennessee. Within its twenty-one counties, it supports historical programs, archives, publications, preservation, markers, museums, and other historical collections. Thus, the society promotes all aspects of state and local history.”

“The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers is a peer-reviewed journal that invites authors to submit any paper that pertains to historical events in West Tennessee, the Mid-South Region—which includes North Mississippi, the Missouri Boot-heel, southern Illinois, Western Kentucky, Central and Northeast Arkansas, and North West Alabama—or the South-at-large.”

“The Society welcomes all membership applications. The Society also welcomes visitors and the participation of non-members at its meetings and activities. The WTHS membership has ranged between about 450 and 600 persons over the last decade, but we are growing. There are several classifications of membership in the WTHS including: Life, Sustaining, Family, Individual and Group. Full information is available by contacting the Society at:”


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