Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Idella Alta Kennedy


Carter County Museum

Idella Kennedy outside a tent during the 1938 Limited Safari

Note: This article is the third in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. The museum will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month through April, featuring a founder, their story and items they have donated.

The Founders Day celebration of the CCGS slipped quietly into being shortly after the death of Walter Peck. At the January meeting Mrs. Jessica Hunt read a tribute to Peck, Cady and Hall, the three men credited with the founding of the CCGS. The tribute was so well received that the anniversary banquet became a venue for hono...

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