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Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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REMEMBER WHEN: Post WWII Hotels/Motels in Andalusia

After World War II, a new concept in hotels emerged in the business world – the motel. Dictionaries define the term like this – “A ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:15 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: ‘The hotel that never was’

Recently some old papers and documents were discovered in an abandoned residence in Andalusia and were brought to me at my office. Looking through all ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:20 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: 75th anniversary of the end of WWII

This year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary (1945-2020) of the event that ended World War II. It will be remembered by those still living who ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:46 pm

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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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