Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mabry-Hazen House Lineage and Legacy

It was the perfect fall afternoon with the sun shining.  A large crowd gathered on the hill to attend the first event hosted at the Mabry-Hazen House that recognized Mabry decedents.  The ceremony focused on remembering the families past and present. 

Colonel Churchwell, General Jos. A. Mabry, General Mabry, Jos A Mabry, JR., Mabry-Hazen House, My God, Nearer, To Thee,

This group of ladies where available to give tours of the historic house following the one act play.  Evelyn Hazen narrated as she reminisced about the history of her family in 1862 during the Civil War.  

Colonel Churchwell, General Jos. A. Mabry, General Mabry, Jos A Mabry, JR., Mabry-Hazen House, My God, Nearer, To Thee,

Calvin Chappelle played the part of General Mabry.

Colonel Churchwell, General Jos. A. Mabry, General Mabry, Jos A Mabry, JR., Mabry-Hazen House, My God, Nearer, To Thee,

Doug McDaniel, left, played the part of Colonel Churchwell. 

Following the play, we sang,"Nearer, My God, To Thee" as a choir did back on October 22, 1862 following the double funeral of the late General Jos. A. Mabry, and his son, Jos A. Mabry, Jr..