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Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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REMEMBER WHEN: 100th anniversary for women’s rights

This year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women in the U. S. the right ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:19 pm

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Remember When: The Dream Park

Twenty years ago an extraordinary six-day event took place in Andalusia. Volunteers from all walks of life and citizens of all ages worked together to ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 26, 2020 7:29 pm

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Remember When: Pictures of historic buildings

We found some interesting pictures this week at the Three  Notch Museum, the former Central of Georgia Depot on Historic Central and Tisdale Streets. Built ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 19, 2020 7:29 pm

Lifestyles

Remember When: June brides, World War II brides

Many sources say that the tradition of the June bride actually began in ancient Roman times. The month of June is named for the Roman ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 29, 2020 2:47 pm

News

Remember When: Sending our boys away to WWI

     World War I also known as the First World War or the Great War lasted from July 28, 1914 through November 11, 1918. ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 22, 2020 4:18 pm

News

Remember When: Sanford was a mill town

The late Sidney Waits wrote many stories about the Henderson Lumber Company in Sanford which began about 1902. His grandfather, George Orkney Waits, had purchased ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 15, 2020 1:47 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Mother’s Day

The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 8, 2020 2:25 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: April showers bring May flowers

 “When April showers may come your way; they bring the flowers that bloom in May…” Judy Garland sang this song in the 1950s. May Day ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 1, 2020 4:25 pm

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Remember When: Early Homes in Andalusia

 “Home Sweet Home” is a song written by a lyricist John Howard Payne and English composer Sir Henry Bishop for an opera first produced in ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 24, 2020 9:15 pm

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Remember When: Early automobiles

When the automobile was invented around the turn of the century, one by one the new horseless carriages began making their way into the city ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 17, 2020 3:23 pm

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