We are so happy to be meeting again in person. Our Sunday July 11th meeting will be at the deoot at 2pm. Details to follow.
On Saturday, May 29th, 2021, the Spirit of the American Doughboy Statue was rededicated in memory of those who lost their lives and those who served during World War 1. It will be an addition to the Chattooga County Veterans Memorial in Dowdy Park. The rededication was done through a collaboration between local veteran
Editor’s Note: The excellent piece below was contributed by Historical Society member Bill Mitchell, a skilled amateur historian who grew up with a view of Taylor (or Taylor’s if you please!) Ridge. Bill has a special appreciation for the history and the beauty of our Chattooga County environs. The original version of this piece appeared
Maurene Wallin was born Maurene Ellen Pickle on February 18,1921 in Cherokee County Alabama at Broomtown to Tim and Emma Pickle. Her sisters are Hayne Speer and Waynie Edge; her brothers, both deceased, were Wilburn Pickle and Harold Pickle. Maurene and her husband, the late Bill Wallin, have one child, a daughter, Susan, who is
On March 23,1839 the Justices of the Interior Court were given authority by an act of the General Assembly to select a place for the county seat, buy land, divide it into lots and sell the lots to raise money for the construction of a county courthouse and a jail They purchased ninety acres of