Fannin Heritage Foundation Meets

Trusted custodians of the Baugh House, the Fannin County Heritage Foundation, held their fall meeting. President Janie Turner stated the purpose of the organization as being “people that work together to preserve the heritage of Fannin County” and that the Baugh House continues to receive historic artifacts with an “increase in visitors and donations to the museum.” Guest speaker Bobby Lee Verdier, a professional genealogy researcher and family historian, spoke on women who served in the Civil War as combat soldiers. Verdier estimated that 400-1,000 did so for the Union…

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