Month: July 2014

Chimney Construction is underway!!!!

I have exciting news! We were finally able to start construction today on the chimney at Seth Babb’s Homestead in Greeneville, TN. This is one of those cases where we are actually improving on history a little bit. To improve the long term stability of the chimney the structure will contain concrete cinder block. Never […]

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The Park board is in final contract negotiations with a Mason to complete the chimney

Just a quick blurb. I received news that the Fox Memorial Park advisory committee is winding up negotiations with a new Operative Mason (the kind that lays bricks). A Speculative Mason (The kind of Da Vinci Code fame) plans to assist. 🙂 I’ll have more once the contract is finalized. Background: The Chimney and Permanent […]

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Obituary for Anne Tucker Cress Babb

Many of you will remember Anne’s cheery face from many Babb Reunions. Despite many years of health challenges, her attitude never faltered. Please join me in sending our condolences to their many family members who are also members of the Babb Family Association.   Obituary for Anne Tucker Cress Babb  Anne Tucker Cress Babb, 86, […]

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Pre-sales starting now: “Echoes Along the Pecos River” by Barbara McAleese

One of our members, Barbara McAleese, is finalizing a book that celebrates the great Stories of “Cherokee Bill” Babb and his descendants. The publication date is likely still a month away and it is named “Echoes Along the Pecos River” Ranch Life in West Texas and the time frame is about 1860 starting with “Cherokee […]

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