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Veterans Memorial

Posted by D on November 6, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)
Everyone is invited to attend the dedication of the Veteran's Memorial Wall Wednesday November 11th at 10:00 am. At the Myseum.

Mr. Vernon Lewis

Posted by D on August 31, 2012 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

We had a surprise visit today.  Mr Vernon Lewis stopped by while he was in town.  Sadly it was a family illness that has brought him home from Virginia.  His daughter had visited the Museum earlier this year and offered to take the pictures we had of the Wells Store in downtown Chipley and combine them with a wonderful story her father had written about his memories as a boy "hanging out" at the store.  Mr. Lewis has a blog where he ...

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The second of the programs presented by Falling Waters

Posted by D on February 28, 2012 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Saturday night's presentation by Scott Sweeney on the works of "judge" E.W. Carswell was both informative and entertaining.  He sprinkled facts about the park throughout his presentation and shared the "stage" with Judge Perry Wells who by his own description, "filled in the blanks".  Thank you to everyone who attended.   Dorothy


First Blog EVER!!!

Posted by D on July 17, 2011 at 12:08 PM Comments comments (1)

I am so excited to have a venue to share all the exciting developments at the Museum and the stories of all the characters that make up our community.  The newest addition  at our Museum is the Mural being painted by illustrator Frank Roberts.  For those of you not familiar with Frank's work...HE IS AWESOME.  We chose a scene from Washington County's history depicting a pine forest with turpentine workers scraping the trees to make the sa...

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Please share

Posted by Scott Sweeney on July 15, 2011 at 11:51 AM Comments comments (2)

The museum want to save as many stories and detail of Washington County, Florida as possible before they are lost to time. Please get involved any way you can. History can be fun................

Busy Summer

Posted by Scott Sweeney on July 15, 2011 at 11:37 AM Comments comments (0)

It seems I never have the time I need to complete everything on my dto do lists, during the summer. I went to Atlanta in mid June to pick up my son Zak fron the airport. We decided on the way back to Chipley Florida to stop by the old Chipley, Georgia. It was a beautiful well kept town that just oozed history.

 We stop by the Chipley Museum and was fortunate enough to meet Lillian Champion who wrote the book, tracking Giants. The book main focus was on William Dudley Chipley, the n...

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