Newspaper Photos – 1950s

Photos from newspaper articles during 1950’s

George Axam, right, who has lived long in the old Richland community, will bring his horse and wagon back to Richland for the unveiling exercises to add to the old-time atmosphere. Hugh Faulk, Jr. helps Austelle Faulk to alight. On the steps are Mary Ruth Rozier, Dot Carswell, Glendolyn Phillips.

From the John Ball Chapter, DAR, a group of members gets a preview of the marker they helped secure. Left to right, Mrs. Henry Faulk, Sr., one of the few remaining members of the old church; Mrs. O. T. Chapman, Mrs. John Faulk, Mrs. Kathleen J. Carswell, Mrs. W. T. Wall.

To be re-enacted with the daughter of Mrs. Isolene Minter Wimberley, Mrs. Isolene Wimberley Robbins of Atlanta, reading her mother’s address from the original copy and presenting the flag will be a scene that took place at Richland in1861. J. Emory Clay, Jr. of Macon, descendant of the Rev. E. J. Coates, an early minister of the church, and of William Coates, founder, will receive the flag. Left to right, practicing the scene, are Frances Baker, Hugh Faulk, Jr., Jane McCallum, Russell Hanson, Jane Fitzpatrick, Mr. Clay, Phil Taylor.