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August 15, 2013

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words And Can Shed Some Light On History, Too.


They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

In the case of a postcard, a picture can shed some light on the history of a community as it shows important landmarks, generally in their heyday.

Recently, the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center was given a gift of various bits of Henry County history captured in the form of about 150 postcards. These cards, picturing local landmarks from both past and present, date from the late 19th century into the mid-20th century.

Ridley Wills II and his wife, Irene, visited the Heritage Center last week from their home in read more

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