Old Walton Road Chapter

Cookeville, TN


To perpetuate the memory and the spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; to promote the development of an enlightened public opinion; and to foster patriotic citizenship. These are the objectives of our Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Our History

The Old Walton Road Chapter was chartered on April 12, 1930, and the first meeting was held at the home of Mrs. S. Hayden Young on April 17, 1930, in Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee. Mrs. Clara Cox Epperson was the organizing regent.

Mrs. Epperson was a celebrated author, poet, and teacher. She was named Poet Laureate of Tennessee and was active in local civic and literary organizations. In 1920, she was Book chairman for the Book Lovers Club which established the Putnam County Library in 1923. The library was originally named the Clara Cox Epperson Library in her honor.


Unless otherwise noted, the Old Walton Road Chapter meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each the month. For additional information or to attend a chapter meeting, e-mail a Chapter Officer.

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Last Updated August 22, 2019