The Oakland Settlement – Part One

The Oakland Settlement – Part One

The information for this article was found in The Wilmington Journal published August 22, 1872. Because of the amount of information in this article it will be published in two parts. The information was told by John Harlan, an aged pioneer of the Oakland settlement....

In Memory: Douglass McKay, 2022

We are extremely sorry to learn of the loss of beloved former Southern State Community College history professor Doug Mckay this week. The family has selected the History Center as the recipient of memorial contributions and we greatly thank them for entrusting us to...
Throwback Thursday Update: Bond, Not Bend

Throwback Thursday Update: Bond, Not Bend

Voted ’Typical Farm Family’ – Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Bend and children – voted “Typical Farm Family” August 24, 1948. 7/22: In regards to the Throwback Thursday photo that was published on 7/14/22, we received the following update from Sylvia...