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Echoes of Effingham

Discovering an old J.B. Simmons token

Discovering an old J.B. Simmons token

A local building contractor, Dwayne Deal, shared scans of an old coin or token he found in Rincon. It was found not too far from ... » Read More
Revisiting the Farmers Union Store

Revisiting the Farmers Union Store

The Farmers Union Store was moved to Laurel Street in Springfield about 1920. Mr. Elmon Bragg was the first manager. In 1936 the business was ... » Read More
Reviewing the history of Berryville

Reviewing the history of Berryville

According to Mr. Ernest W. Gnann's history (he credited information from Mell Exley and Hubert Dasher), Berryville is located around the Seaboard Railway crossing ... » Read More
Remember the Dekle House in Clyo

Remember the Dekle House in Clyo

A month or so ago I was asked by Cathy Rahn Berryhill from Texas if I knew anything about a house that appeared in a ... » Read More
Remembering Indigo School

Remembering Indigo School

cated near what is known as Indigo Swamp near Berryville which was between Stillwell and Clyo. The Reiser children walked on a path across Marshall ... » Read More
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


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