Donald “Don” Moore, a retired school administrator for the Washington City Schools and long-time former teacher, was the facilitator of the program, “Fayette County History, A Conversation,” for the Fayette County Genealogical Society on March 20.
During this well-received and informative program, Don presented pictures, study guides and maps, which included a map that depicted the early settlements of the pioneers who came to Fayette County along with the Indian villages and landmarks. The meeting was well attended by Society members and members of the community with many in attendance recognizing their ancestors in several of the presentations. Those in attendance had the opportunity to share their ancestral and Fayette County history as well.
To continue our journey through the history of Fayette County and its people, Glenn Rankin will be presenting a program at the next meeting of the Society on the history of the post offices and the postmasters who ran them. Today there are four post offices in Fayette, but there were many more in early Fayette County.
Glenn, who is a retired business owner from the Milledgeville area, has been a longtime member of the Genealogical Society and the Fayette County Historical Society. His presentation will include uniform pieces, pictures and other memorabilia depicting our early post offices. Society members and members of the community are invited to our next meeting to enjoy learning about our early post offices. You will be surprised to find out how many there were in Fayette County.
The next meeting of the Fayette County Genealogical Society will be held Monday April 17 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Carnegie Library, 127 S. N. Street, Washington Court House. Please enter through the doors on the Catholic Church side of the building.
For any additional information concerning this meeting or the Society, contact Cathy Massie White, FCGS secretary at 740-333-7227 or ReunionMassie@yahoo.com.