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August 2015

Georgetown Courthouse

2709 2398 Laura (Abernathy) Huffman

General George R. Smith saw the writing on the wall when he pleaded with Georgetown citizens to move their town slightly south so it would be reached by the new Pacific Railroad tracks. The citizens refused and Gen. Smith predicted that “he would see the day when bats and owls would make their home in the Georgetown courthouse.”. His prophecy…

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