Wakulla County Historical Society

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Archive for the month “May, 2012”

Memorial Day Remembrance “Famous Quotes”

  • John F. Kennedy
    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty
    • Joseph Drake
      And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich
    Decoration Day is the most beautiful of our national holidays. The grim cannon have turned into palm branches, and the shell and shrapnel into peach blossoms.Have a safe and happy Memorial Day Holiday from all of us at WCHS.

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Volunteers Needed For WCHS

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Wakulla County Historical Society

We are having wonderful “growing pains” at WHCS. We have a lot of volunteer opportunities available.  We need people to help keep the musuem open, write grants, help with advertising, etc. If you have time you would like to donate to a worthwhile organization, we need you.

Call Arlene Vause, Volunteer Coordinator at 850-962-2210.

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Hello Wakulla County History Buffs

Florida non-profit, tax exempt, charitable donations. 501c3

Wakulla County Historical Society

Welcome to a site developed by Wakulla County Historical Society for history lovers like you. You can share your history with us. Watch for all the latest happenings.

Don’t forget that our local Musuem and Archives are opened Thursday, Friday, 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Sat. from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Check out the gift shop and the genealogy research suite located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville, FL, in the Courthouse Square. It is one of  Wakulla’s greatest treasures. Call 850-926-1110.

TONIGHT – Regular WCHS Meeting Features “Journey Stories”

By Betty Green

You don’t want to miss the last meeting for the year: May 8, 7PM, Wakulla County Public Library.

The program, to be presented by Florida Folk Festival performers, Joan and Amy Alderman from Blountstown, the home of the wonderful Panhandle Pioneer ettlement. Often funny, occasionally unexpected, always entertaining, these colorful ladies proudly show off their Florida Panhandle roots with their collection of tales and tunes. Called “Journey Stories,” these are tales of how we, and our ancestors, came to America, and are a central element of our personal heritage. From Native Americans to new American citizens and regardless of ethnic or racial background, everyone has a story to tell.

Genealogy Meeting with Alisha Morgan Today at the Library

By Carolyn Wrenn Harvey
At our May 3rd meeting we will have Alisha Morgan speak to us. Alisha is a personal historian and the owner of Paperclipped Memories. Her company helps you preserve your life stories in beautiful, customized books. She will be talking to us about the importance of recording our personal history. She is also going to have a drawing for a copy of her book.

So come and join us for this exciting evening and learn how to preserve our Genealogy.
Bring someone new to our meeting, someone who wants to start their tree.

Mark your calendar for May 3rd @ 6:30PM at the Wakulla Library.

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