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A Brief History of Johnsonville
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Johnsonville Welcomes Wellman - 1955
New Legion Hut - 1950
Odell Venters Childhood Story - 1956
Old Johnsonville Methodist Church renovated - 1960
Request for new Post Office - 1956
Founding of Rival Towns Kept First Community From Growing - 1951
Article discusses how Old Johnsonville and the Venters Community didn't grow as fast as Johnsonville and Hemingway.
A Rural Industry: Blackwell's Mill
Several news articles recounting the Bigham Murders on Old River Road.
Discourses on Comets - 1910
The Sage of Possum Fork, Henry Eaddy
Johnsonville Jottings WOW Monument, Fin School Opening, Nonogenarian - 1909
Thriving Johnsonville - 1916
Discusses the new Johnsonville Chamber of Commerce and local business owners.
Johnsonville, A Growing Town
Notice of Election - Bonds for School - 1915
Describes bonds for the building of the new Johnsonville School District 11 in Williamsburg County and elections held at Johnsonville Hardware Company.
Big Land Sale at Johnsonville - 1912
The Daily Item from Georgetown reports on the Johnsonville land sale of 1912
Johnsonville School Opens - 1911
Live Town Springs from Pines - 1913
Marion Stars In New Drama - 1959
Busy Johnsonville To Have Newspaper - 1915
Discusses the creation of the Johnsonville Progress, a newspaper that ran until at least 1917. No issues of the progress have been found so far. If you know of one please contact the site administrator.
To Have Telephones - 1913
Live Body Formed For Johnsonville - 1916
Describes the creation of the first Johnsonville Chamber of Commerce.