Polly Toole Saved Valuable Records

TitlePolly Toole Saved Valuable Records
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsMcKenzie, Adele
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Volume20
Issue Number2
Pages3-4
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsBlount County, Civil War
Description

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.

Notes

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