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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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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