Honoring our Sandy Mush Veterans

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We are seeking input regarding any veterans who have ever resided in Big Sandy Mush.  Vance Garrett suggested and initiated this Veterans’ Project and several community members are helping out with gathering the information.  We currently have more than 230 Veterans’ listed, but … Read More

Sandy Mush Veterans’ Project Video

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Vance Garrett is leading the effort to recognize our Big Sandy Mush Veterans.  We currently have almost 200 names compiled.  If you have information on Big Sandy Mush Veterans, please email Terri Wells at twells206@gmail.com.  Terri and other community members are working … Read More

Seeking information on Sandy Mush Veterans for Community Project

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Monday, August 6 at 6pm is our monthly Sandy Mush history gathering.  The focus this month is our Sandy Mush veterans.  Vance Garrett is working on a community project to honor our Sandy Mush veterans with a permanent display at our community … Read More

Sandy Mush Veterans’ Project – Join us August 6 at 6pm in SMCC Library

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  Sandy Mush History Gatherings – 1st Mondays at 6pm in SMCC Library – Everyone Welcome! August 6 at 6-7pm Topic of discussion – Sandy Mush Veterans Join us for informal Sandy Mush history discussions on the first Monday of each month … Read More

Celebrating Ida Mae Reemes and her 91 Years of Family and Faith in Sandy Mush

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Family and friends celebrated the 91st birthday of Ida Mae Reemes who has lived in Sandy Mush her entire life.  Born Ida Mae Surrett; she married Jack Dempsy Reemes.  They had nine boys.  With ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, Ida … Read More

On this day in Sandy Mush History

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Asheville History @avlhistory sent this message out about Alonzo Carlton Reynolds, Sandy Mush native, this morning. 10/19/17, 6:46 AM October 19, 1870- Alonzo Carlton Reynolds, educator & @WCUpresident, was born in Sandy Mush. More @ncpediancpedia.org/biography/reyn…   While they shared a very useful … Read More

Did you ever attend Sandy Mush School?

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Or know someone who did?  Please get in touch with Margaret Ellen Duckett or Keith Wells or email us at sandymushcommunity@gmail.com.  We are planning a Sandy Mush School Reunion for Saturday, October 14th, and everyone is invited!     Pictured girls in … Read More

1969 Wagon Train on Willow Creek Rd.

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Enjoy the view from Nanny and Papa’s porch of the 1969 Sandy Mush Wagon Train coming up Willow Creek Rd.  There is a field of tobacco in the background of the wagon photo, but otherwise much of this view remains the same, … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilter: Margaret Brown

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  Margaret Hawkins Brown will happily tell you she will turn ninety-five this June. Margaret is the daughter of Nola Ellen Duckett Hawkins and William Author Hawkins, and she is one of twelve children.  She has touched many people’s lives in this … Read More

Garrett 1901 Carver Covered Wagon

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John Garrett’s Carver Covered Wagon has been passed down through the family in Sandy Mush since 1901.  John’s grandpa, Will Garrett bought this wagon in 1901; it was built by Carver Wagon Works of Morristown, Tennessee.  They were considered some of the … Read More

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