1969 Memorial Flame Burns at Courthouse
The Members and guests of the American Legion were on hand to honor the memory of America's fighting men, both past and present at the Chattooga County courthouse lighting of the memorial flame in March 1969.
From left to right: Thurman "Crook" Hawkins, Attorney T.J. Espy, Legion chaplain Dwight Mauney, County Commissioner Harry Powell, Post Commander "Doc" Giles, Rice Morgan, and Larry Coggins, Legion executive from Rome.
Another photograph shows the men in a similar pose.
Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.
Information from the March 19, 1969 edition of the Trion Facts.