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W.Jeff Bishop, Director of Funk Heritage Center      Want a Speaker for Community Programs

If your civic club, historical society, or community organization is interested in having a speaker for a meeting, please e-mail heritagecenter@reinhardt.edu. W. Jeff Bishop is the Director of the Funk Heritage Center of Reinhardt University. He is available to speak to your organization's members concerning the Heritage Center located in Cherokee County. Or your members may be interested in learning about the Cherokee Removal and the 1838 Trail of Tears. In addition, he can present a program about the Cherokee Hickory Log District which is now downtown Canton.

Bishop is author of books about Cherokee history and was the president of the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association for many years. He worked with the National Park Service to establish NPS Trail of Tears sites and is a featured speaker at many conferences and conventions. You may contact him by phone at 770-720-5966 or e-mail wjb@reinhardt.edu

For additional information concerning our programs or the Funk Heritage Center, contact Barbara Starr at  770-720-5967 or e-mail her at bps@reinhardt.edu