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BLACK HISTORY

This page is designated to introducing the visitor to the black families of this area and their many contributions to the development of Houston County.

Black History Month is a remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.  It is celebrated annually in the united States and Canada in the month of February.  

Josh Houston
Josh Houston Birdie Demby Jack & Vinnie Fleeks family Sam "Lightnin" Hopkins
 
 
Lightnin' Hopkins Shade & Sarah McLemore William Gardner & Adella Berry Willis & Lucy Gardner
 
Ollie Walker George T. Teal
Ken Hicks Pine Springs Baptist Church Ollie Walker George T. Teal
 
Allen Chapel Community Church


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Allen Chapel Community Quarters of Kennard Addison Houston Vistula Community 
 
John Anderson Pierson Hattie Mae (Woods) Purvis-Clay Elemon Hopkins & Mariah Estelle Mary Allen College
 


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PATTON, Nelson family DEBOSE, Robert b.1865 AL Jimmy Brown Store - corner of Sycamore & Gary St., Crockett  

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