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Founder's Days
2004 - The Whitaker Family

These photos were taken during our 2004 Founder's Days Celebrations. If you would like to submit your photos, please attach your photos to an email and contact me - be sure to type in the descriptions you'd like to see on the photos, and your name/address!

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Boy Scouts salute our flag

Muzzleloaders

Church choir sings

Todd Preston welcomes visitors to Founder's Days

Tom Whitaker addresses visitors on opening day

Bob Whittaker from SC addresses visitors as wife Betty listens (blue shirt facing camera)

Bob Whittaker (right) with wife Betty (middle) and sister Joyce, enjoying festivities

Bob and Betty Whittaker after Martha "Patsy" Whitaker memorial dedication

A different view of the new memorial set for Martha "Patsy" Whitaker, wife of Mark Whitaker, and mother of most Whitaker families in Magoffin Co.

New grave marker set for John Watson during Founder's Days


John Watson's new Civil War Military Marker, set by Bob Whittaker of S.C.


Dorothy Wireman on right is THE person to see for help with your research in the Magoffin Genealogy Library.

A view of the MCHS genealogy research library during Founder's Days. Always a great crowd, and volunteers there to help you find what you're looking for.

Betty Whittaker (standing right) and husband Bob (sitting in front of Betty) are enjoying the crowds in the research library.

New marker set for wife of John Watson, Matilda Watson, during Founder's Days

Beautiful memorial set for Stephen Arnett, father of most Arnett families from Magoffin Co.

Bob Whittaker cleaning up around new markers for James O. and Lurana Whitaker. Bob is an inspiration and has set about 59 new markers in/around Magoffin Co.

Just before the unveiling of the Martha "Patsy" Whitaker memorial - see the "ghost" of Patsy hovering over the memorial? I think she's pleased!

Click to enlarge, read the beautiful inscription honoring Martha Whitaker at her memorial dedication during Founder's Days.

Click to enlarge, read the stone tablet listing Stephen Arnett's children at his memorial dedication during Founder's Days.

Click to enlarge, this is the base of Stephen Arnett's beautiful memorial listing his wife and children.
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