Boyd Barker at Historical Society

The Cannon County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cannon County Senior Center, at 609 Lehman St., in the small dining room area. You will enter under the awning. Please note the change in the meeting place.

Boyd Barker will be the featured speaker. His subject will be “Readyville” with emphasis on Charles Reedy and his descendants and the early settlement of the Readyville area. He will also include an up-to-date account of Readyville.

Boyd is the son of Mrs. Henrietta Barker and the late Mr. Ray Barker.He is married to the former Gail Jones. They are the parents of James, a student at the University of Tennessee School of Pharmacy, and Steven, a student of Libscomb University, majoring in biology and pre-med.

The Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. for snacks and refreshments. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome.