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EXHIBIT OF GRADY COUNTY'S FIRST FAMILIES

Governor Terrell in the act of signing the bill to create Grady County, August 17, 1905. Committee members witnessing the event at the governor's mansion are, left to right, W. B. Roddenbery, J. B. Crawford, H. W. Hopkins, J. F. Stone, J. K. Godwin, W. A. Walker, W. A. Carr, R. R. Terrell, T. A. Powell, J. R. Singletary, and S. A. Roddenbery. Courtesy of the Roddenbery Family.
FIRST FAMILIES OF GRADY COUNTY

New exhibit to Open at the
Museum and History Center
Tuesday, Sep 12 at 6:30 pm.

 

NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER

 

The Historical Society plans to recognize those families that were first settlers of the new county in 1906 at the Open House gathering. Families that do not wish to display an exhibit, but would like to be recognized are asked to email their family name to gradyhistory@syrupcity.net or visit Roddenbery Memorial Library on Wednesday afternoons.   

 

Grady County Museum
and History Center
101 North Broad Street
Cairo, Georgia
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday & Friday

or Call Us at
229-377-5142

for an appointment

 

 

Stop by the Museum and see 'G scale' replicas of the A&G, Atlantic Coast Line, and the short lived P&H Rail Roads that once operated through Cairo. The collection has over 30 train cars and engines donated by Hampton Ward.

 

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