Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Historical focus on James Robertson

L - R David Wright, Kaki Johnston, Bill Puryear, Jack Masters & Aubrey Preston

These folks got together at Animalia in Leipers Fork recently to discuss Aubrey Preston's concept of historical focus on pioneer James Robertson.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Schedules Announced for Future Publications

After a very busy year and a half your authors have determined a target schedule for Publication of Volume II & III.

Volume II along with Data Supplement 3 for the next set of counties will be available for purchase in May 2011.

Volume III along with Data Supplement 4 for the next set of counties will be available for purchase in October 2011.

We'll announce the schedule for ordering with pre-publication pricing as soon as possible - - meantime we will be very busy completing this book project.

Our web site has been updated to reflect all future publication plans.

Regards - your authors

Jack Masters & Bill Puryear

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Reprints of Volume I have arrived

Reprints of Volume I have arrived and are being shipped as ordered effective immediately. Thanks to those who have ordered - Enjoy our previously sold our Atlas!!!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Our Atlas receives Tennessee History Book Award, 2009

Jack Masters accepts award on behalf of Doug Drake & Bill Puryear from Carol Roberts

The "Tennessee History Book Award, 2009" was presented by the Tennessee Library Association and the Tennessee Historical Commission at the annual TLA meeting in Memphis on March 19, 2010.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Our Atlas receives Award !!

We have been notified that our Founding of the Cumberland Settlements has won the annual Tennessee Library Association - Tennessee Historical Commission's History Book Award.

About 15 books published on Tennessee History last year were nominated and the committee reported that ours was unanimously chosen.

Thanks to the many folks making this prestigious award possible.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

View our story on PBS Tennessee Crossroads

This segment primarily detailed early pioneer roads and was initially aired on Tennessee Crossroads Feburary 25, 2010. Filmed last November we thought the piece was done very well indeed by the folks at PBS in Nashville.

You can view the film by clicking here.