Shirley Wood Merritt brought some records of the Green’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church to Sunday’s Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society meeting at the church.
Photo by Randall Higgins .
published Sunday, February 19th, 2012
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