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Echoes of Effingham

Making cane syrup

Making cane syrup

Fall in years gone by in Effingham County meant the sugar cane was ready and cane syrup could be made. There are only a handful ... » Read More
Plundering the photo album

Plundering the photo album

This was compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society. If you have photos or historical information to share, contact (912) 754-6681 or email hesheraldexley ... » Read More
Exploring history of Goshen Church

Exploring history of Goshen Church

It may surprise you to know that the current Goshen United Methodist Church was once Goshen Lutheran Church. » Read More
Remembering Dr. Charles T. Brown

Remembering Dr. Charles T. Brown

Dr. Charles T. Brown was a native of Gillsville, Georgia, in Banks and Hall counties and the son of a Baptist Minister. He graduated from ... » Read More
Exploring the old Bethel Community

Exploring the old Bethel Community

History of Effingham County American Legion Post 209

History of Effingham County American Legion Post 209

The American Legion is a patriotic organization of Veterans of World Wars I and II, Korea and the Vietnam Wars. (This was written in 1976 ... » Read More

Echoes of Effingham: Looking at cotton in Georgia

It is a beautiful sight to see lush green fields of cotton in bloom on the farm today. The photograph does not show the rosy ... » Read More
Martin Luther and the Reformation led the Salzburgers to Georgia

Martin Luther and the Reformation led the Salzburgers to Georgia

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany. The Theses were his beliefs that differed ... » Read More


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