BONHAM HOUSE DROP-IN - Colette Forrest Dragoo, chairman of the Saluda County Historical Society’s Bonham House Committee for 25 years, hosted a drop-in Sun., July 27, for Historical Society board members and guests to show the progress that has been made at the only birthplace of an Alamo hero still standing. It is speculated Bonham was born the the bedroom pictured above. Among the guests was Richard Peterson, who is writing a book on Bonham, and suggested the Bonham Trophy be presented annually to the winner of the Carolina-Texas A&M game. (More on this later.) Pictured, L to R, are Aubrey Hendrix, Bela Herlong, Richard Peterson, Colette Dragoo, Gloria Caldwell, Terry Satterfield and Meade Hendrix. (Standard-Sentinel photo)
YOUNG FARMERS TOUR MARSH-JOHNSON HOUSE - Approximately 175 members of the S.C. Young Farmers organization toured Saluda and Newberry counties July 25 and 26. Among the stops in Saluda County was the Historical Society’s Marsh-Johnson House, above. Other stops were at Hickory Hill Farm, Yon Family Farms, and Watsonia. The Saluda County tour ended with supper at West Creek Baptist Church. (Standard-Sentinel photo)
Saluda Brother & Sister In Sundance Program
Dylan, right, and Emily Fox of Saluda appeared on the Sundance Channels TV series “Rectify” on Thur., July 24, at 9:00 p.m., in the skating rink scene, and will appear again with a group of youth listening to the Senators speech on the same show on Aug. 7. “Rectify” is an drama series created by Ray McKinnon, and is the first original series from SundanceTV. It stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, and Luke Kirby. It it story of a man wrongfully convicted and sent to death row as a teenager. DNA evidence vacates his sentence and he is released from prison and returns to his home town.