Saturday, October 31, 2009
Friday, October 30, 2009
Sunday, October 25, 2009
they chase bubbles and smell flowers.
They run, they frolic, they have'nt a care,
it's these precious moments we all want to share.
Enjoy the day, relish the laughter, make it last,
for here ever after.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Saturday, October 17, 2009
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Monday, October 12, 2009
to vote for liberty the New county created
was named "Liberty".
HE WAS A FOUNDER OF SUNBURY AND AS GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA (1783-1784) HE GAVE STRONG SUPPORT TO EDUCATION AND RELIGION. HE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN OBTAINING THE GRANT OF LAND WHICH LED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA.
BORN IN WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, APRIL 12, 1724, DR. HALL MOVED TO SAINT JOHN'S PARISH WHERE HE PURCHASED THE PLANTATION NOW KNOWN AS HALL'S KNOLL. HE BECAME A LEADING PHYSICIAN, PLANTER, PATRIOT, AND WAS ACTIVE IN MERCANTILE AND SHIPPING CIRCLE IN SUNBURY.
DR. HALL DIED IN 1790 AND WAS BURIED ON HIS PLANTATION AT SHELL BLUFF LANDING IN BURKE COUNTY. IN 1848, HIS REMAINS WERE RE-INTERRED IN AUGUSTA, BENEATH THE GRANITE OBELISK, "THE SIGNERS' MONUMENT."
He arrived in Philadelphia on May 20, 1776. He was heavily involved in committee work, but took no recorded part in the debate over independence. His support for the cause was clear though, as he voted to separate from England on July 2, voted for the Declaration itself on July 4, and signed the actual document on August 2. Soon thereafter he left Philadelphia to return to Georgia.