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When Picasso’s art came to Waynesboro

- Waynesboro locals are well acquainted with the Fall Foliage art show that happens every year, covering the streets of Main and Wayne in October.

Marvin Stoner Reception

- The Waynesboro Heritage Foundation would like to thank everyone including Marvin's family, friends, museum members, and visitors for attending the Marvin Stoner Reception on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Merger? Consolidation? Annexation? Confusion Waynesboro and Basic City

- On August 7, 1923, the voters of both Waynesboro and Basic City approved the merger. Basic City at the time had a population of 2,700 while Waynesboro’s population was 1,750.
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Merger? Consolidation? Annexation? Confusion Waynesboro and Basic City

- Early on, there was cooperation and goodwill between the two towns with each supplying goods and services to the other.
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Merger? Consolidation? Annexation? Confusion Waynesboro and Basic City

- In 1739, the land was plentiful, the forests virgin and full, the springs supplied clear water. The South River, while not suitable for shipping was great for damming and milling, the soil fertile for farming and the clay ideal for making bricks.
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Waynesboro’s Great Fire

- After the great Waynesboro fire, Mill Street, which ran behind the mill and separated it from the grain elevator, was eliminated.

 


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