Memories by the late Gene Massey from his book Our Father God, The Chili Wagon and the Finger Coffin Memories of Life in Trion During the Forties and Fifties At the end of the picturesque, horseshoe-shaped plaza was a large, square, two-story brick and white stucco-finished construction that was arguably the activity center of
Jake Moyers, Building the Post Office ,and the Post Office Mural One of the most beautiful historic buildings along Commerce street is our lovely Post Office built in 1937. The site chosen was where the Moyers home sat prominently near the courthouse, businesses and offices and was the intersection for
( The following article was printed in The Summerville News in 1923. It was written by 83 year old Mrs. J.W. Johnson who moved to Summerville in 1842. The pictures were added by the Historical Society for this article. The newspaper clippings following Mrs. Johnson’s history are from The Summerville Gazette in 1877. )
Singleton LaFayette Norris, or ”Fate” as folks knew him by, was an outstanding example of the generation of versatile and colorful musicians that made up the Golden Age of Old Time music. He was born in Dirt Town, Chattooga County, on August 23, 1878, and is best known for playing banjo in the
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.