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A trip back in time with “Johnnie on the Spot”

Compiled from the  archives at Bellingrath Gardens and Home  John Dickinson was a longtime guide at Bellingrath Gardens and Home during the 1950s and 1960s. The Bellingrath archives contain an interview with General Manager Fred Holder dated July 2, 1957,…

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Captain Sewell Walter Morse: A Riverboat Connection

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home When Walter Bellingrath purchased the Fowl River fishing camp that would eventually become Bellingrath Gardens and Home, the camp's two wooden cabins had been abandoned for some time.  His father-in-law, Sewell…

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