Wakulla County Historical Society

"A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable." Thomas Jefferson

Hello Wakulla County History Buffs

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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.

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4 thoughts on “Hello Wakulla County History Buffs

  1. Marlene Harrison on said:

    I am not exactly sure of the date but I believe it to be somewhere around 1943. The road going into Spring Creek at that time was a dirt road and each week Brother Johnny Whaley would get to the intersection of Jack Crum Rd. and Spring Creek Road and on those weeks it had been raining he would take his shoes off, roll up his pants leg and go the last mile into Spring Creek bare footed. When he reached Spring Creek he would clean his feet off put his shoes back on. He then would hold church services on my grandparents front porch. (Wilmer and Hannah Dykes) That is until my husband’s grandfather Langston donated the property where the church now sits and of course a church was built. I have posted pictures of Brother Johnny and my great grand parents Forney and Susie Stevens on the historical website.

  2. I remember when Daddy, Rev. W.F. Gray preached at Shady Sea Baptist Church in Spring Creek. We would always give Bro. Johnny a ride. He was a sweet, loving man. He was good to all of us 13 children. Can you imagine him riding in our stuffed vehicle?!

  3. You will have to send the picture via email to 24research@gmail.com. I

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