Record Snowfall for Buford

The son of one of my best friends is moving to Kalamazoo, Michigan, to take a new job; and quite frankly, he’s starting a great adventure in my opinion.  He and his wife had a yard sale this past weekend and sold most of the bulky items in their lives. 

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Paul Anderson

Two Champions in Buford, September 1955

A friend visited the Museum this week, and I felt I should share the story he told about his mother.  Many of us remember hearing about “Miss Myrt” and her success in the summer of 1955 on the WCBS-TV quiz show, “The $64,000 Question.” She won $32,000 with her knowledge

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Two New Parade Saddles for Museum’s Collection

TWO…TWO…I need to say it twice to let it sink in.  TWO…Ok, maybe three times.  The Museum was recently contacted by Jan Kay, a resident of Cleveland, Georgia, who wanted to donate a couple of saddles.  She knew a great deal about the saddles that she had recently acquired from

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Cotton Market

Our Beginnings

In the 1860s there were few permanent inhabitants of the area now occupied by Buford.  Silas King and his family lived in what is now downtown Buford.  William Sudderth owned land to the south and east of King. Wyatt Wilson owned more than 1,000 acres north of Buford. Other early

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