2024 Annual TFAA Meeting

2024 TFAA Conference/ReunionJuly 12, 13, and 14
Fridays Meeting will be at:Sinking Creek Baptist Church, 2313 Elizabethton Hwy., Johnson City, TN 37601
Saturday Meeting will be held at:Tipton Haynes State Historic Site
Address:GPS Address: 2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN
Directions to Tipton-Haynes:Traveling West on Interstate 26
Travel west on I-26 through Asheville. Take Exit 27 and turn right onto TN 359/Okolona Rd. Then at the stop sign, turn left onto S. Roan St. Continue for approximately two miles and look for the entrance on the left.
Traveling South on Interstate 81
Travel south on I-81 through Bristol. Take Exit 57A and merge onto I-26 toward Johnson City/Asheville. Take Exit 24 and turn left onto University Parkway. At the next red light, turn left onto S. Roan St. Continue for approximately one mile and look for the entrance on the right.
Traveling East on Interstate 40
Travel east on I-40 through Knoxville. Take Exit 421 for I-81 and travel north toward Bristol. Take Exit 57A and merge onto I-26 toward Johnson City/Asheville. Take Exit 24 and turn left onto University Parkway. At the next red light, turn left onto S. Roan St. Continue for approximately one mile and look for the entrance on the right.
Friday Tentative AgendaMeeting/Reunion 2024
Date:Friday July 12, 2024
Location: Sinking Creek Baptist Church
2313 Elizabethton Hwy.
Johnson City, TN 37601
TimeAgenda ItemPresenter
4:00 PMIntroduction of TFAA Board and Check InsEach Board Member/Donna Gregory
4:30 - 5:15 PMTip of the Sword
History of Watauga Settlement
Sinking Creek Baptist Church
Mr. Eddie Fields
5:30 - 6:00 PMPrayer and BBQ Dinner
6:00 - 6:45 PMGrave Site EtiquetteRocco DeMarco
7:00 - 7:45 PMWhat’s your Tipton lineEveryone
Date:Saturday July 13, 2024
Location:Tipton-Haynes Historic Site
2620 Roan Street
Johnson, City, TN 37601
Time:
8:00 - 8:45 AMOther Famous TiptonsDavid Etter
8:45 - 9:00 AMBreak
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTipton-Haynes Historic Site Tour(s)Mathew / Wes
12:00 - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 - 2:15 PMCival War Raids Along the Blue RidgeMr. Michael Hardy
2:15 - 2:30 PMBreak
2:30 - 3:15 PM"Farewell for a little season:
The Mountain War in East Tennessee and Western
North Carolina"
Melanie Storie, Ph.D.s
3:15 - 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 - 4:15 PMTiptons Divided by WarLaura Lefler
5:30Family Dinner & Tipton TalentsTipton-Haynes State Historic Site
Date: Sunday July 14, 2024
Location:SYCAMORE SHOALS
STATE HISTORIC PARK
TimeAgenda ItemPresenter
8:00 - 9:00 AMBusiness MeetingBoard
9:00 - 9:15 AMBreak
9:15 - 10:00 AMHow to Analyse Your Evidence WebinarLaura Leffler
10:00 - 10:15 AMBreak
10:15 - 11:00 AMTipton YDNA updateBob Tipton
11:00 - 11:15 AMBreak
11:15 AM - 12:00 PMBusiness meetingTFAA Board
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 - 2:30 PMTipton family Southern Migration WebinarLaura Leffler
2:30 - 4:00 PMBreak
4:00 - 6:00 PMTipton Cousins Family Feud
Questions please contact:Kathy Hoffmann239-994-1246
Hotel Information:
Holiday Inn Express Woodstock-2 Orr Court, Johnson City, TN 37615
Reservations By Phone: Please ask desk clerk for "Tipton Family (TFA) Group Special Rate"Call 888-465-4329 Front Desk 423-328-0500

Number of people per room: 1- 2 adults
Check in: July 12, 2024 (Friday)
Check out: July 15, 2024 (Monday)
Breakfast: Complimentary breakfast bar
Room Type: Standard King or 2 Queen-bed rooms

Click here for online reservations using Tipton Family Group