Black Heritage Trail Tour Guide

In an effort to increase public awareness of the many contributions of African-america to Thomasville’s history, it gives me great pleasure to introduce to to you the Thomasville Black Heritage Trail Tour Guide. You will find this reprinted tour guide interesting and a ready reference to the landmark sites representing Black contributions to our city’s heritage. click image below to

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Thomasville Black Heritage Trail

When Southwest Georgia filled with settlers, a movement for local government grew. In 1825 Thomas County was carved out of sprawling Irwin County and in 1831 Thomasville received her official charter. Much of the new county contained a variety of soils called the “hammock belt” which were more fertile than the “rolling wiregrass” of the surrounding area. This area of

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Digital Oral History of Active Military

Video done by students summer of 2010 in conjunction with the Jack Hadley Black History Museum, Thomas University, Boys and Girls, Thomasville City/County Schools, GOTTv Productions, Anchor Services, and DHSSA. Sponsored by Grass Roots Arts Grant of Valdosta, GA. Video done on the Moody Air Force Base of Valdosta, GA. Video done by students summer of 2010 in conjunction with

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Received the Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust Award

Jack Hadley Black History Museum Immediate Press Release James “Jack” Hadley Received the 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Brainturst Award in Nation Capitol on September 20, 2013: Presenting the Award is Co-Chairs: Hon. Corrine Brown, Florida 5th Dist. In photo, L to R: Hon. Corrine Brown, James “Jack” Hadley, Wife, Christine J. Hadley, Daughter, Jackie Hadley Artybridge of Jacksonville, Fl.,

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