OHC Newsletters

The Okefenokee Heritage Center releases a newsletter every six months or so.

Please take a moment and see if there’s something of interest to you or your family.

OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

October – December 2022
Gram Parsons Guitar Pull
by Dave Griffin

Ingram Cecil Connor III, known to the world as Gram Parsons, spent the first 12 years of his life in the small, South Georgia railroad town of Waycross.
It was here in Waycross that he hunted and fished the Okefenokee Swamp …

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OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

April – June 2021
Waycross Entertainment History by Marla Howell
Waycross has a wealth of history but more specifically we are addressing two areas being those who performed live at our City Auditorium and the magnificent theaters of our town, one that hosted three world motion picture premiers.

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OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

January – March 2021
The First Peoples of Okefenokee by “Turtleman” Chris Adams
The South Georgia we know today is far different than that which was known by the very earliest inhabitants of this region. One place however with a familiar look about it is the Okefenokee Swamp. Having remained much the same for around …

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OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

January – March 2020
‘We’re On the Right Track’,
by John Jordan
In ancient Greek Mythology, the Phoenix is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is reborn. To say OHC has been reborn would be a stretch; however, to say an awaking is occurring is spot on….

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OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

April – May 2019
We have a lot going on at the OHC as usual. Model Railroading – What if you could control the trains? Well, first of all, I know there would be zero traffic congestion anywhere in Southeast Georgia. But really, what if you could control the trains?…

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OHC Newsletter

OHC Newsletter

December 2018
Happy Holidays! With the holidays comes worries and fretting as we run here, there, and everywhere, but now is a time for celebrations. Celebrating our homes, our hopes, and our heritage.

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