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Genealogy Classes

Join us here at Bassett Historical Center for classes to help in "Discovering Your Roots". This is a series of four genealogy classes to help aid in following the branches of your family tree. Classes will be held each Tuesday in February from 10:00am until 12:00 noon and will be taught by Cindy Hubbard Headen. Please call 629-9191 to reserve your spot as the class number is limited and is already filling up! These classes are free and open to the public. 

Southern Gentlemen

On March 10, 2020 at 10:00am "Southern Gentlemen" will be performing at Bassett Historical Center in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room. Thisg roup, led by Johnny Johnson, is a traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel Band committed to preserving "true and real Bluegrass music". Other band members include Burgess Hurd, Steve Shively and Bobby Whitlock. This program is free and open to the public.

Southern Gentlemen

My Vietnam Story and Service in the United States Marines


On Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:00am author Donald Jack Wright will be at the Bassett Historical Center presenting a program on his new book entitled “My Vietnam Story and Service in the United States Marines”.  Donald Jack Wright, a Vietnam War veteran awarded with the Purple Heart by the Department of Veterans Affairs, shares a stirring autobiography of his life as a soldier servicing in the Vietnam War.  This account of one man’s experiences and accomplishments during the Vietnam War details many battles, conflicts, missions, and patrols during a 13 month period of 1968 and 1969 at a time when the Vietnam conflict was in full scale force.  This book exudes willpower, courage, and faith in times of conflict that truly are a soldier’s resolve.  This program will be held in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room and will be free and open to the public.

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