Regular meetings of the Society are held at each reunion unless it has been decided otherwise by the board.
Claiborne Society Tenth Reunion
(A brief look at Nashville focussing on Claibornes)
compiled by Clai Bachman
Union Station Hotel
September 29-October 2, 2005
Thursday, September 29
2:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Registration in the Hospitality Suite
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Genealogical assistance with Sue Clibborn Forbes and Alex Waldrop at The Tennessee Archives
Depart for The General Jackson Showboat for dinner and show
Friday, September 30
Depart by bus from hotel entrance for a tour of The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's home. The tour includes lunch at The Log Cabin by the Spring. After lunch the group travels to Franklin, Tennessee to tour Carter House Museum and its battlefield and Carnton Plantation. These sites are related to Patrick Cleburne. The bus returns to Nashville at 5 p.m.
Hospitality Suite open
Saturday, October 1
Session I "Patrick Cleburne"
Speaker: David Fraley, Curator of Carter House Museum, Franklin, Tennessee
Session II "William Claiborne"
Speaker: Michael Gleason, publisher of Virginia History Magazine
"How To Do Family Research on the Internet"
Leader: Joseph Hays will assist individuals or small groups throughout the afternoon
Wine & Cheese Reception
Installation of Officers
Program: "The Trek to Tennessee and Beyond: the Sojourn of William C.C. Claiborne"
Speaker: Tom Kanon, Archivist, Tennessee State Library and Archives
Sunday, October 2
Claiborne Society 2005-2007 Board Meeting