Faded FootprintsJune 7 | Posted by editor | News, Stephens Tags: Faded Footprints of Families and Friends
Clarkesville, GA – Members of the volunteer group Faded Footprints of Families and Friends of the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area held their annual picnic at the BP Brown house site on April 7. The volunteers visited the following locations from Oct 2011 through April 2012, Cemeteries: Reynolds-Fricks, Simmons-Farmer, Lathan-Edmonds, Payne, Thomason and Simmons-Meeler.
House sites and other well known sites: Thomason, payne, Simmons, David Stone, Dicks Creek area, Currahee military base old pump house and old chapel site. Since the early 80′s Pearl Wilson dedicated her efforts and hard work to make it possible for others to learn of their families and the history of the six old communities in the Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area. These communities include: Ayersville, Currahee, Leatherwood, Mt. Grove, Nancytown and New Switzerland.
‘Life Along The Middle Broard River’, is available for purchase contact Shirley kimbrell at 706-778-4415. The next tour will be in October, for more information contact Pearl Wilson at 770-869-3968 or Patricia Thomason Kirk at 706-282-0621.
Photo: Pearl and Harlen Wilson, Morris and Loyce Conally, Don Mealor, Tracy and kendall Payne, Geraldine Wilson, Seth Roberts, Robert Kirk, Dereck Holland, Tim Hendricks, Shirley Kimbrell, Danny, Deborah, Jeremy and Carter Simmons. Not pictured: Patricia Thomason-Kirk, Bill Farmer and Leon Cheek