Lewis County Historical Society meeting
October 13, 2022
The October 3, 2022 meeting of the Lewis County Historical Society was about David, or Colonel Crockett, led by Doug Dewitt, a retired military man who studied this storied figure. He spoke about his humble beginnings in Tennessee to The Alamo where he died a hero’s death.
If you are a certain age, you probably can sing the song from the TV show... “Born on a mountain top in Tennessee. Greatest state in the land of the free.” But there was more to this man than the TV and legends. He was born in Green County in 1786, one of nine children. The family struggled to make ends meet and mo...