Some of Oak Ridgeâ€™s history before the 1930s will be discussed at the AAUWÂ Oak Ridge Branchâ€™s general meeting on Monday, April 25, when David Hackett,Â ethno-historian, will talk about the Emery Trace, which ran through Oak Ridge inÂ the 18th century and made connection with the more well-known Natchez Trace.Â He will talk about the roadâ€™s origins and role in shaping the nationÂ as well as its potential for heritage tourism, a press release said.
A lunch catered by The Soup Kitchen will be provided at the meeting at 11:30 a.m.Â at a cost of $8. Soup and sandwiches and cookies will be available. ReservationsÂ may be made by calling Marjorie Congdon at (865) 483-3120 or Mary Uziel at (865) 483-1043.
Anyone attending is asked to make a reservation to ensure enough seating at theÂ meeting. It is not necessary to purchase lunch to attend, and people are welcomeÂ to bring sack lunches. [Read more…]