Sixty-seven short stories with forty-nine
photographs compiled by lawyer-historian, Jerry Summers, about
lesser known but interesting persons, places and events in the
Volunteer state, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States
Proceeds from sales of Tennessee
Trivia will go to Orange Grove Center (OGC), a 501(c)(3) Charitable
organization under the Internal Revenue status. Copies can be
purchased directly from Orange Grove Center, 615 Derby Street,
Library of Congress Control Number:
HIS036120 HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South
HIS036060 HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
HIS054000 HISTORY / Social History
- What Readers are saying
- Grab this book, pour a cup of
coffee, settle into your favorite
overstuffed chair and enjoy Tennessees most fascinating
historical tales. Jerry Summers excels at storytelling and youll
be disappointed when the stories end.
Linda Moss Mines, Chattanooga and Hamilton County Historian
- Summers restores to the limelight
the often forgotten persons, places and events that make southeast
Tennessee a marvelous place. This is a well-researched volume
of history and folklore that will inform and delight the reader.
Sam D. Elliott, Attorney
- Tennessee Trivia is a captivating
collection, exposing us to noteworthy historical people and places.
Jerrys entertaining accounts of events propel the reader
into a deeper appreciation of local history.
Tera Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Orange Grove Center,
- Every time Jerry Summers writes
a book, it is better than the one he previously authored. His
curiosity about interesting people, places and events is reflected
in this informative book of true stories.
Tom Cox, Past President of the Board of Directors, Orange
- About the Author
- Jerry H. Summers is a practicing
attorney in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has served as an assistant
district attorney, criminal defense attorney, and personal injury
and labor lawyer since he began the practice of law in 1966.
He has argued cases before the United States and Tennessee Supreme
Courts and has been involved in numerous landmark decisions in
both civil and criminal law.
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