Polly Toole Saved Valuable Records

TitlePolly Toole Saved Valuable Records
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsMcKenzie, Adele
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsBlount County, Civil War

A reprint of an Daily Times article describing how a slave rescued the Blount County records from fire during a battle of the Civil War, and her annual stipend for her bravery. Includes a photograph of the stature of her located in the Blount County Court House.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.