Before our official meeting and tour, WTHS sat down with speaker Joel Jackson, who spoke about the history of Bemis, Tennessee.
Members of the WTHS and guests enjoyed an informative monthly meeting in Jackson TN at the Bemis Mill Village March 2. Joel Jackson, founder of the Bemis Historical Society shared the remarkable story of this company town and its influences on the area. Visit the museum’s website at bemishistory.org/ and take a trip to Jackson to experience the museum’s offerings.
The Museum building, known as the Auditorium-Theatre, was listed as an American Treasure in 2000 and received an American Treasure grant to restore the building.