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All posted events and meetings of Watters District Council For Historical Preservation are open to the public. Visitors and interested parties are cordially invited to attend. All one needs to do… is “show up.”

Shannon Recreation Scout Cabin

40 Minshew Road

Shannon, GA  30172

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WDC BULLETIN BOARD

(As of: May 20, 2022)

 

May 30, 2022 (12:00 noon)​

Shannon’s 27th Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at Shannon’s Memorial Circle on Monday, May 30 at 12:00 Noon. Everyone is encouraged to come, remember, and honor our Fallen Heroes by your individual presence this Memorial Day.  More

April 28, 2022 (6:30 PM)

Presentation… “JULIAN K. MORRISON AND SHANDRA FARMS” by Loy Jarratt. Loy is one of few people now living who knew Mr. Morrison firsthand. Loy’s dad, Mr. A. B. “Gus” Jarrett, was Shandra’s farm manager and he and his family lived on Shandra Farms in the 1940’s. 

August 25, 2022 (6:30 PM)

Presentation… “MODEL SCHOOL TODAY” by Mike House. Mike is the Assistant Principal at Model High School. He will be giving sort of a ‘state of the school address’ on our 121-year-old Model School and the first state-supported school in Floyd County.

October 8, 2022

Upcoming Reunion… Model Old Timers Organization. Click on “MOTO” tab, above.

 

(All Meetings and Events posted on this site are open to the Public. Everyone is cordially invited to attend any or all these gatherings.)

 

Announcement… THE 0.3-ACRE WWII MEMORIAL SITE AT SHANNON was deeded to Floyd County by the Sara Martha McCurdy Estate on April 15, 2021. Provisions in the deed call for the County to provide permanent night lighting of the flag and unending maintenance of the site. To date, the County has not yet honored said “Provisions”. 

 

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