Tales from the Altamaha, Lyons

This mural highlights the historical play, Tales from the Altamaha, which has become a popular local event. It’s based on the stories of folklore and cultural history collected by Thomas Ross Sharpe. A native of the part of Tattnall County which became Toombs County in 1905, Sharpe (1893 – 1968) served Toombs County as a State Representative, and helped organize the Altamaha EMC.

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