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City of Friendsville... A Place to Call Home!
Friendsville, welcomes you to our small city, with community values, and old hometown feel.
Friendsville was settled in the 1790s by the Religious Society of Friends, better known as the Quakers, who opposed both war and slavery. The town became a key player in the Underground Railroad which aided runaway slaves and others who wished to escape to the North. William Hackney was a Friendsville Quaker who helped more than 2,000 people leave the South using a cave called Cudjo’s Cave that is located in Friendsville. It is even the subject of a book written by John Trowbridge in 1863, called “Cudjo’s Cave.” The cave is now closed to the public. We are also on the Civil War Trail.
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
The City of Friendsville will hold a Virtual Public Meeting on January 7, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. To obtain the Virtual Meeting Link please click the link below. The purpose of this meeting is to present information to the public on the Community Development Block Grant Program 2021 funding. Concerned citizens are encouraged to participate and comment on possible activities.
Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations should contact Janet Ledbetter at (865) 995-2831. The City of Friendsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, related statutes and regulations, as amended, the City of Friendsville prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, in the admissions or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities.
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Meeting ID: 864 0014 7122