Smoky Mountain Historical Society
 
Please join us on Sunday November 20, 2022, at 2PM in the 3rd floor Conference room of the Sevier County Courthouse.
“Wiley Oakley: Early Days and Mountain Ways” will be the program topic.
Lew Bolton will talk about Wiley Oakley as a youth hunting turkey, courting, and marrying Rebecca Ann Ogle, daughter of Noah “Bud” Ogle. Some of Wiley’s tales and customs of the day will be included. 
During this past year, Bolton was invited to present Wiley programs at Wilderness Wildlife Week, Sevier County Heritage Day, Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ Festival, and Greenbrier Mountain Festival. He administers the Facebook group “Wiley Oakley – Roamin’ Man of the Mountains.”  https://www.facebook.com/groups/WileyOakleyRoaminMan.  
The West doors will be open at about 1:30. Light refreshments will be served. The public is welcome.