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From the Past: A Thanksgiving Wish from Friends of Historic Woolsey
Nov 22, 2023 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
On behalf of Friends of Historic Woolsey, we wish you a joyful Thanksgiving with your friends and family. May we continue to cherish our past, celebrate our present, and look forward to a future filled with love, gratitude, and community spirit.
Aunt Clair's Haircut: A Tale of Innocent Mischief
Oct 06, 2023 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
One of the many delightful tales that has been passed down through generations involves Hattie Clair Woolsey—better known as Aunt Clair—and her infamous haircut.
Community Preserves Heritage
Jul 29, 2023 by John W. Lynch
It warms my heart to see a community come together to preserve a part of its history and heritage. Historic Woolsey Baptist Church is the centerpiece of a small and beautiful town in South Fayette County.
Betty Hyatt Green (May 14, 1933 – September 6, 2019)
May 14, 2023 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
Friends of Historic Woolsey Lovingly Remembers Betty Hyatt Green on her birthday and on Mother's Day!
A Special Day at Woolsey Baptist Church
Apr 10, 2023 by Richard McLean
The date was 20 March 1992, I was at Woolsey Baptist Church presiding over the interment of my brother-in-law William Wesley (Budd) Blum.
Historic Woolsey Cemetery Victorian Cemeteries
Feb 15, 2023 by Richard Waterhouse
Cemeteries throughout the United States that were founded during the Victorian Period (1837-1901) were highly influenced by Victorian Symbols. Historic Woolsey Cemetery has several wonderful examples.
No One Who is Remembered Is Ever Truly Gone
Feb 12, 2023 by Marlene Wagman-Geller
Let’s remember that epitaphs are a way of saying that no one who is remembered is ever truly gone.
Friends of Historic Woolsey Lovingly Remembers Gerald B. Woolsey (1937 – 2022)
Dec 19, 2022 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
Please join us in celebrating the life of Gerald Bruce Woolsey (August 16, 1937 – December 16, 2022).
Celebrating the Life and Contributions of Linda Blum-Barton (1956 – 2022)
Dec 06, 2022 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
Please join us in celebrating the life of Linda Blum-Barton (November 20, 1956 – November 28, 2022).
Remembering Stella Gay Woolsey (1856 – 1922): A Pillar of Her Community
Dec 01, 2022 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
Stella Gay Woolsey, a name that resonated profoundly with the people of Fayette County, Georgia, was not just a woman of her time, but she was also a beacon of love, strength, and kindness.
The Life and Legacy of Ferrol Aubrey Sams Jr. (1922 – 2013): A Southern Literary Icon
Nov 27, 2022 by FRIENDS OF HISTORIC WOOLSEY
Friends of Historic Woolsey Lovingly Remembers Dr. Ferrol Sams
Preserving History: The Stories and Legacy of Woolsey, Georgia
Nov 20, 2022 by Jamie W. Lovett
Stories tell where a town's citizens have been and what they hope for in their future.
Woolsey’s Small Town Heritage
Nov 17, 2022 by Gary Laggis
We are very excited to learn the heirs of the Reverend, Doctor I. G. Woolsey have decided to bring back to life one of the most notable and historic structures in our town.