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  Henry County has been growing so much lately that some places are becoming unrecognizable. In an effort to preserve some of the history of our community, The Times is displaying photos of Henry County from the past. If you can name the persons or place shown above, write us at editor@henrycountytimes.com and tell us about it. In the next edition, we’ll reveal the location of the picture and notes readers send us. Photo courtesy of Henry/Clayton Genealogical Society. Visit the Genealogical Society at 71 Macon Street (in the Brown House) in McDonough Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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Thanks to Allen Carmichael and David Pope for correctly identifying this as the building that Thompson’s Market used to occupy next to the old Planters building in McDonough. David Bledsoe also guessed correctly and says he remembers a taxi office, a barbershop and a jewelry store there also. Buddy Upchurch wrote in telling us that the main building and drive on cotton scales were to the right. The small building on the left served as the Coal Office. There was a bin behind it where trucks could be loaded for coal delivery or pickup.


Have a picture of Henry County as it was? Send it to us at editor@henrycountytimes.com or 35 Griffin Street, McDonough, GA. 30253. All pictures will be handled carefully and returned to owner.

 

 

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