Saturday, May 23, 2009

1979 Mr. Soper's Portrait

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May 23, 1979
Clayton Stephens and Neva Williamson displayed a newly-found portrait of Benjamin Franklin Soperton, the prosperous railroad builder and contractor, for whom Soperton was named. Ms.Williamson's father, Carlos D. Hyman was the first railroad agent in Soperton.

Others that week: GAMA convention, Beta Sigma Phi, Jim L. Gillis & Gerald Smith - recreation donation, Sports banquet, old country school buildings, Cheryl Burns & Jeff Durden - UGA Band, old cemetery, Warnock Wood reunion, FHA, Hawkins class honors athletes, Pinevista dedication- Stuart Stanley, Gillis Springs gym,Honor Students, Bob Sanford,cheerleaders,Roscoe Peacock.

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