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Regular meetings of the Society are held at each reunion unless it has been decided otherwise by the board.

Past renions.

Claiborne Society Tenth Reunion

Nashville, Tennessee
(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

6:00 p.m.
Depart for The General Jackson Showboat for dinner and show

Friday, September 30

8:15 a.m.
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.

5:00 p.m.
Hospitality Suite open

Saturday, October 1

8:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Business Meeting

10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.
Session I "Patrick Cleburne"
Speaker: David Fraley, Curator of Carter House Museum, Franklin, Tennessee

11:30 a.m.
Session II "William Claiborne"
Speaker: Michael Gleason, publisher of Virginia History Magazine

12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.
"How To Do Family Research on the Internet"
Leader: Joseph Hays will assist individuals or small groups throughout the afternoon

6:00 p.m.
Wine & Cheese Reception

7:00 p.m.
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

9:00 a.m.
Claiborne Society 2005-2007 Board Meeting