Board of Directors


Henry County Historical Group, Inc.
Board of Directors for 2018

Jimmy Rane, President

T. Larry Smith, Vice President

Gayle Gamble Thomas, Secretary/Treasurer

Sylvia Clark

Mac Davis

Derek Peterson

Betty Smith

Judy Tye

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death


Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775 No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the House. But different men often see the same subject in different lights; and, therefore, I hope it will not be thought disrespectful to those gentlemen if, entertaining as I…

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Patrick Henry Biography


Patrick Henry 1736—1799Virginia House of BurgessesBorn: May 29, 1736 Where: Hanover County, Virginia.Education: (Lawyer, Politician)Work: Elected to Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765; Admitted to the Bar of the General Court in Virginia, 1769; Elected to the Continental Congress, 1774; Virginia Militia Leader, 1775; Governor of Virginia, 1776-1778, 1784.Died: June 6, 1799. “Radical,” is a title that few men can…

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Charter Members

Lifetime/ Charter Memberships   Steve W. Floyd Headland, AL Derek Peterson Abbeville, AL James W. Rane Abbeville, AL Thomas Larry Smith Tumbleton, AL Roberta Whiddon Childs Dothan, AL Charter Members   Valerie J. Adams League City, TX James Daniel Allen Missouri, TX Johnnie Mae Anderson Montgomery, AL Elizabeth A. Bedsole Abbeville, AL Hershel F. Bedsole Abbeville, AL Leslie D….

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History of HCHG

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