The members of the Pickens Historical Society, (formerly the Marble Valley Historical Society) and the Woodbridge Inn will host an Appalachian Heritage Night January 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the restaurant/lodge located on the north end of Main Street.
Featured that night, will be a collection of photos from private individuals and the Pickens Historical Society, the group that manages the old jail. The reproduction photos show the area in the early days and and some will be for sale that night.
Discussing the photos and area’s history will be Bill Cagle, president of the Pickens Historical Society. Woodbridge owners Dwight and Harmony Henderson will be discuss the history of the restaurant, Jasper’s oldest. Music for the evening will be traditional bluegrass.
The restaurant will offer classic Appalachian fare like trout, fried chicken and cobblers on the menu that night.