January 12:

Our History, Heritage, and Headlines w/ George Frizzell


February 9:

Mountain Music w/ Jacob, Jesse, and Friends


March 9:

Dillsboro’s Appalachian Women’s Museum w/ Cathy Monteith Busick


April 13:

Genesis of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians w/ Anita Finger-Smith


May 11:

Workshop: DNA Testing for Ancestry and Finding Relatives


June 8:

Growing Up on Hazel Creek w/ Helen Vance and Lee Woods


July 13:

Roots & Traditions of Mountain Music w/ The Deitz Family


August 10:

Lessons Learned on Hazel Creek w/ Dr. Dan Pierce


September 14:

Honoring our Heritage on Hallowed Hill w/ Don Casada


October 1:

Fundraiser: The Rebel Cruise-In


November 9:

Navigating WCU’s Digital Resources w/ Elizabeth Skene


December 14:

Annual Dinner & Meeting


"All y'all come and see us at our booth at Mountain Heritage Day, September 30 at Western Carolina University.  We will have displayed a Jackson County Historical photo gallery and have genealogy books as well as local author history based books for sale to benefit the Jackson County Genealogical Society.  Come meet members in historical attire and learn about the society.  Membership is welcomed and available on site

The JCGS will host  monthly programs  at the Community Room of the historic Jackson County Courthouse,  every 2nd Thursday ,  at 7pm.  All JCGS events are free of charge and the public is welcome.  For more information visit us on Facebook or call 631-2646.   


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