Thomas Jarnagin served as a captain in Col. John Sevier’s army and fought in the Revolutionary War. Jarnagin was awarded 3,960 acres of land…
Our Mission Statement
Celebrate our heritage, create our legacy, build a bright and strong today and tomorrow for our children and our grandchildren. To emphasis Grainger County’s history past, present and future.
The Grainger County Historic Society is a group of citizens that have come together to preserve Grainger County’s historical legacy for today and for future generations. Grainger County Historic Society is responsible for collecting, examining, restoring and replicating Grainger Counties History. Grainger County houses some of the oldest and most distinguished records relating exclusively to Tennessee.
Grainger County is located at the Cross Roads of History. This county was the portal where settlers passed through to the south and west and the 13 colonies became a nation. Our history dates back to the Cherokees Warpath, Long Hunters and Revolutionary War up to today. Grainger County Historic Society is dedicated in preserving and sharing our history with the rest of the United States.
Support Our Sponsors
- A.G.C. of America
- Appalachian Electric Cooperative
- Bridges Funeral Home
- CEO Marv House - Merit Construction
- Citizens Bank and Trust
- City of Bean Station
- City of Blaine
- Clayton Homes
- Dalton Hydraulics
- Down Home Restaurant
- Frontier Communications
- Grainger Automotive LLC
- Grainger Chamber of Commerce
- Grainger County, TN
- Grainger Today
- Holt's IGA Market
- J & F Mechanical Inc
- Lyle Finley
- Norris Homes
- Professional Construction Consulting
- Ritter Farms
- Sexton Furniture Manufacturing
- TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority
Join us today & help bring history to the masses for only $20/yr!
Looking for that special gift? Try the gift that gives all year with a membership to the Grainger County Historic Society. The recipient will receive a special gift card notifying them of your gift and you will receive a tax receipt.
For more information on Membership or Donations, please contact Ginger Spradling, President of the Grainger County Historic Society at…
Note: Our meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm at the Old Jail across from Smith Funeral Home.
The North Carolina legislature created Grainger County April 22, 1796. At the time the county included parts of present day Claiborne…
Boone Creek empties into the Watauga River and the Watauga empties into the Tennessee. A short distance above the spot where the Boone…
Contact UsP.O. Box 553
Rutledge, TN 37861