Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Browning Courthouse Day is coming up.
There will not be an October meeting or guest speaker this month, but please mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Browning Courthouse Day. Browning Courthouse Day is a Free Event to the community! Historic Browning Courthouse is located at 4898 LaVista Road on the grounds of Tucker Recreation Center. We are excited to share with you a few more activities we've added to the day. The courthouse will be open and historical society members will be on hand to talk about the history of the area and the families who settled here. For those interested in genealogy and want tips on how to conduct research for your own family history, a one hour workshop on Genealogy Research by Secretary, Vicki Watkins will begin …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Lots of gratitude to lots of fine locals.
The 120th celebration on Saturday was a great day for Tucker, Georgia! We had a little down-home ceremony to recognize the families who so graciously donated the historically significant items that now call Browning Courthouse home. We thank Theron Chewning and Nan Chewning Brownlee for the donation of their grandfather's (Alf Chewning) personal desk he used to process the mail beginning on June 25, 1892. Thanks to Tim Timmons for sharing background information on Tucker's history leading up to the time of Alf Chewning's appointment. We thank Wallace and Ruth Ann Hardy for honoring the Lewis family in donating the over 100-year-old Tucker Congregational Church pew. A little later that morning we learned from Vickie Watkins, our …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Local musicians will perform at today's festivities.
Recognizing Tucker is 120 years old this year, it's time to celebrate in a special way. On Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tucker Historical Society will hold a Donor Recognition Ceremony followed by an Open House at Browning Courthouse. The Tucker Station String Band will perform with members Kim and Reuben Fair and Christy Hand. Special guests will be Estill Nicholson and Walt Dean. All these people are local Tucker folks, and amazing musicians. Walt Dean is considered one of the best dobro players in Georgia. Also, the Old Tucker Fountain will have their food truck on site serving BBQ and other fare.