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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 ENDS JUNE 30!!!!*****
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OFFICERS 2016-2018
President - Errol Flannery
Vice-President - Kat West
Secretary/Treasurer - Vicky Henry
Historian - Joy Bland

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  Chris Daigle, Chairman
Toni Daigle
Vicky Henry
Tim Massey
Bobbi Garcia
Jim Hiner
Carolyn Cotton
June Vaughn - alt
Tiffany Davis - alt
Lynn Walberg - alt
William Marshall - alt






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
2016 Season May 3 and will be open through Oct. 22. 


REGISTER AND RESERVE

YOUR REUNION SHIRT NOW!


We are getting excited about next year's reunion!  Our 2018 Registration form is available and Reunion T-shirts can be ordered on that form!  Look for the registration form in the next newsletter or click on the link below.  Click the info links below and go to our event Facebook Page for more information!  Remember the reunion is for all Crockett enthusiasts whether members of the DDDC or not. 

Reunion information   Hotel information
 


Facebook page link:




    


                   


NEWSLETTER POSTED

The August issue of the newsletter has been posted here.  See the link at right.  Remember you will need to have your dues paid up to get a current password to access the newsletter.

CHICKASAWS PAY TRIBUTE TO DAVY
As a result of the speech of Davy before Congress, the Chickasaw Nation have recently paid tribute to him and his friendship to them by making a short video.  Click here to watch the video.



(Picture at left)  The original tombstone for Wm Finley, father of Polly Finley - 1st wife if David Crockett - has been repaired and replaced in Jefferson County, TN. 

Also, another stone originally placed in 1964 was replaced telling more information about Wm Finley.
KIOSK PROJECT FOR CROCKETT TAVERN A REALITY
Cody W. Nelson of Boy Scout Troop 91 in Morristown, TN has completed his Eagle Scout project - an informative kiosk at Crockett Tavern and Museum in Morristown.  Click here for photo and article from the Citizen Tribune website.
DAVID CROCKETT COMMEMORATIVE BUST UNVEILED
DECEMBER 06, 
TUESDAY, 1:30 P.M. CST
Tennessee State Capitol
House of Representatives foyer, 2nd floor
Links below are to news casts
Nashville TV Stations
Channel 2 Channel 4 Channel 5

Pictures below courtesy of Gary Foreman

THREE CROCKETT ARTICLES YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS
The following links are to three articles which appeared in the Greeneville Sun newspaper


Crockett Family Christmas was Much Different Than Today


Famed Frontiersman's Rifle Returning to Greene County


'Make the Lion of the West Roar'

      
Tennessee State Capitol, House of Representatives, 2nd Floor - December 6, 2016
TIM MASSEY FEATURED IN GREENVILLE NEWSPAPER

Greeneville Sun article, first in a series, features our own Tim Massey who sheds some light on why he became a re-enactor and some of the joys and costs of the pastime. See the entire article at this link.




PICTURES FROM REUNION 2016!!
Links to pictures from the 2016 reunion are posted at this link.  A really big thank you to Tim Massey for these pictures!





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.




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NEWSLETTERS
Newsletter - August, 2017
Tim Massey, Editor

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

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Check "Images from the Past" under PICTURES at the bottom of this page.





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)

THANK YOU to the East Tennessee Public Broadcasting Station in Knoxville for promoting Davy's 229th birthday celebration at the Crockett Tavern and Museum in 2015 with this video (server is slow - please be patient!).

     
2016 Reunion    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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