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The Direct Descendants of David Crockett are here to carry on the legacy of Davy through his family and friends.



The DDDC is open to all persons interested in David, and we invite you to drop us an e-mail for more information. We have three classes of membership: Direct, Cousin, and Friend.
*****MEMBERSHIP YEAR ENDED JUNE 30!!!!*****
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OFFICERS 2014-2016
President - Chris Daigle
Vice-President - Tim Massey
Secretary/Treasurer - Vicky Henry
Historian - Joy Bland

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Toni Daigle, Chairman
Chris Daigle
Charles Glisson
Errol Flannery
Lynn Wallberg
Jim Hiner
Pete McAuley
June Vaughn
Kathy West
Bobbie Garcia
Michael Long






Crockett Cabin & Museum
Rutherford, TN
NEW ONLINE LOCATION
Please note that the Crockett Tavern and Museum website has changed its location.  You may now find the site at:
http://www.crocketttavernmuseum.org
APPROVED!!!! 
. . It's OFFICIAL . .
As of Dec. 18, 2013 the Crockett Tavern and Museum is on the National Register of Historic Places!!!!!  Check out the National Park Service listing at this link
Crockett Tavern Museum Opens for
2015 Season on Tuesday, Apr. 28 and will be open through Oct. 24. 
DAVY'S 229TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!
Storytelling, demonstrations, food, and fun for all marked the 229th celebration of David Crockett's birthday at Crockett Tavern and Museum, Morristown, TN

Above:  Tim and Fran Norris portray area residents during Davy's time.  For newspaper articles of the event, click here.

 
And a big THANK YOU to the East Tennessee Public Broadcasting Station in Knoxville for promoting the event with this video(server is slow - please be patient!).



At left, painting of Jim Claborn as Davy Crockett, painted by Hamblen County artist Douglas Moses from the 2014 Birthday Celebration.













At left and below:  Morristown East FFA students work on gardens at Crockett Tavern.





TIM ON TV!
(move over, Joy, another star is born!)

Lauren Davis of Knoxville TV station WVLT talks with DDKDC vice president Tim Massey about David Crockett and the Crockett Tavern at the Rose Center in Morristown.


AWARDS FOR
OUR OWN TIM MASSEY
We all know how much Tim contributes to the DDDC, but he also shares his talents with others, and recently he was recognized for some of the other hats that he wears.  Congratulations Tim!

At left, tourism's Presidential Pioneer in Hospitality was awarded on the lawn of the Dickson-Williams Mansion. Tim Massey was nominated for his organization and chairing of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Reunion that brought in over 200 attendees, his organization of the Morgan's Men Reunion and reenactment, and his work with the Tennessee Association of Museums annual meeting in Greeneville. Pictured is Massey and Greeneville First Lady Andy Daniels who nominated Tim for the award.

At right, Tennessee Association of Museums president Adam Alfrey presents the 2015 Award of Excellence to Dickson-Williams Mansion Association board members Caroline Blanks and Tim Massey. The awards presentation was
 at Discovery Park of America.

At left, Mike Beck Tennessee Division Commander Sons of Confederate Veterans presents Tim Massey the Nathan Bedford Forrest Award for Man of the Year. Massey also received the Edward Ward Carmack Award for journalism, and he is also the Camp Commander of the John Hunt Morgan Camp 2053 which received Camp of the Year.


MAY NEWSLETTER IS HERE!
Find out the latest plans for Alamo Plaza, find out the latest ancestor lines to be approved for Colonial Dames and Daughters of Indian Wars, what is happening at Davy's historic sites in Tennessee, and much much more.  You need a membership and password to get the newsletter, though.  Check the links at right for membership or for the secretary's contact to get your password.

Click here for directions for Membership Application

Click here to renew your membership or to join as a friend



NEWSLETTERS
Newsletter - May, 2015
Tim Massey, Editor

Newsletter Archives
(current members only; password required.  contact Secretary for current password)











"I leave this rule when I am dead. Be always sure you are right, then Go Ahead."
---Col. David Crockett

Don't be left out! Get/renew your membership today! 
Dues should be in by June 30!!!
See NEW MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FORM at link above.
Message from the DDDC President
This page is from the August 2014 issue of Go Ahead.  For access to the rest of the newsletter click on the August newsletter link at the Newsletter Archives link above (current membership required).
WANT YOUR NEWSLETTER ELECTRONICALLY?
If you would like to receive your newsletter by e-mail instead of by USPS, click on the "Secretary" link below right, put "Newsletter Email" in the subject line and then put your e-mail address in the message box.
MISSING YOUR NEWSLETTER?
Our new membership year begins July 1, 2015.  If you've not paid your dues, you will not have the current e-mail password to access the newsletter and the newsletter archives.  See link at right for renewal information and link below right for e-mail address to get the password.





Among the items in the Crockett Store is "Crockett Cousins."  This genealogy has been reprinted and copies are available for delivery. This is the most complete genealogy of the Crockett Family from David's grandparents to present day. The 200+ page book should be in anyone's library if they are researching the Crockett Family tree.


Images from the past* (*web pages, that is)

      2014 Reunion    Davy's Birthday 2014      Crockett Days 2014      
Crockett Days 2012     2012 Reunion

2010 Reunion          2008 Reunion          2006 Reunion (Picasa Album)          2004 Reunion          2002 Reunion

2000 Reunion            1998 Reunion        1996 Reunion

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