I came across this mention of Ripley, TN in the Nashville Union and American newspaper from July 3, 1872.

Nashville Union and American July 3, 1872
Nashville Union and American July 3, 1872

 

I’m interested in learning more about the Benevolent Society of Ripley and the role they played in the Black community.

– Tiffany
Source: Nashville Union and American Newspaper July 3, 1872 edition