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Jessee Family Reunion

The 12th Biennial National Jessee Family Reunion and Picnic

  Informal Gathering on Friday, September 30, 2016

1-3 p.m. at the Russell County Library
203 NW Main Street, Lebanon, VA

Jim Jessee plans to be there.

Family Reunion Picnic and Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Sugar Hollow Park, Bristol, VA

Special Guest
Thomas Jessee, Civil War Reenactor, portraying Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Thomas Jessee is known for his portrayal of  General Lee
at Appomattax Court House National Historic Park ceremonies.

JHF will provide fried chicken,beverages, and tableware. Please bring desserts, bread, vegetables, etc., enough to feed your family and additional “hungry cousins.”
You may also bring your musical instruments, family photos and memorabilia to share.

For accommodations, we recommend The Quality Inn in Abingdon,VA 276-676-9090.

This year is the election year for the JHF officers and directors. Your board is open to volunteers for all offices.


The Silent Auction Needs You

Please participate in the silent auction of very unusual, eclectic and original family made items, held on Saturday, to help raise funds for the Jessee Historical Foundation. For information contact:

Mary H. Akers
19246 Oakwood Drive
Abingdon, VA 24221