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Read more...New Old Stuff

Archives | 03/18/2011

  

Several old books that are new to The Archives are currently being cataloged and shelved.  Published on January 25, 1883, the Memorial Addresses of Benjamin Harvey Hill is a record of the memorial held for Senator Hill in… Read More >>

Read more...New Model Train Display

Archives | 03/10/2011

 

The new interactive model train on display at Legacy Museum is the work of Mr. Lewis Freeman of Gabbettville, Georgia.  Mr. Freeman spent over twenty years creating a working scale model of the Southern Crescent Limited.  Many of the parts were handcrafted in his shop with hand operated machine shop tools. He meticulously measured and created each… Read More >>

Read more...Party Central

Archives | 03/10/2011

Just before Christmas, we had a “repeat customer.”  A lady from Virginia visited us a few years ago and found her Troup County family that she needed to complete her D. A. R. papers.  We also sent her to several sites related to them: cemeteries, churches, schools, and houses.  Over the past few years, we have corresponded with her on additional family lines.  For her 70th birthday this year, she told her husband that all she wanted was to… Read More >>

Read more...Old Fashioned Swap Meet

Archives | 03/03/2011

Our most recent visitor to the Archives library was a lady and her husband from over near Birmingham, Alabama.  They were impressed by the wealth of documentation we had on their Troup County families, particularly regarding generations before the family came to Troup County who lived in East Georgia and South Carolina.  As it happened, this collection  was so massive because it was a set of ancestors shared by our County Historian who spent years combing courthouses across the… Read More >>

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