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Snapshots from Rome

The Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association met at the Chieftains Museum in Rome, Georgia, on January 13th, 2007. Following the meeting Vice President Jeff Bishop led a short walking tour to the site of Ridge's Ferry on the Oostanaula River not far from the home of The Ridge.

Home of The Ridge
View of the Ridge home from the banks of the Oostanaula

site of Ridge's ferry on the Oostanaula River
Site of Ridge's ferry on the Oostanaula below the Ridge Home -- Look carefully and you'll see the road bed leading to the river (bottom center) and leaving the river on the other side

the Oostanaula River
A view of the Oostanaula River

Photographs by Tommy Cox

business meeting
The Georgia Chapter business meeting took place at the Grizzard Center

Jeff Bishop discussing the ferry site
Jeff Bishop discussing the site of Ridge's Ferry

Dola & Dan Davis with Doris Blalock
Dola & Dan Davis with Doris Blaylock

group photo
Linda Baker, Katrina Stanfield, Peggy Stanfield, Janet Cochran, Jeff Bishop, Dola Davis, Tommy Cox (behind Dola), Joan Dooley, Marvin Sowder, Linda Geiger, Kathy Cox, Rod Thomas, Doug Mabry, J.B. Tate, Linda Turner, ?, Eugenia Cavender, Dan Davis, Doris Blaylock, and Leslie Thomas