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VIDEO Gallery-Stories on Miss Agnes' Front Porch

COMPASS presented "Tyler County Stories on Miss Agnes' Front Porch" to an appreciative crowd Saturday, March 10, in the Wheat Elementary Cafeteria in Woodville. Dr. John (G.W.) Sturrock talked about the history of education in Colmesneil and Eleanor Holderman traced the history of education in Tyler County from its founding to present day.

Part two of the event featured three storytellers portraying relatives from Tyler County history. Holly Hirsch portrayed Martha (Mattie) Ruth Pope Collier from the Pope Mill Community. She is the great, great granddaughter of Mrs. Collier. Elizabeth Adkisson portrayed Gracie Glasscock Walker from Town Bluff. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Walker. Eleanor Holderman portrayed her grandmother, Nancy Agnes Gipson Sutton from Holly Fork Community.

 Below is a video gallery featuring some of the story's from Saturday's event, each speaker has their own video. These are longer than usual, but the stories are worth the time! {sidebar id=12}





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