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Echoes of Effingham

UDC chapter to celebrate 55 years

UDC chapter to celebrate 55 years

There was a Salzburger Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Effingham County prior to the current Hussars Chapter that will celebrate its 55th anniversary on Confederate Memorial D... » Read More
Remembering the Effingham Academy class of 1946

Remembering the Effingham Academy class of 1946

This was compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society. » Read More
Perusing the Herald archives from 1974

Perusing the Herald archives from 1974

Effingham Academy in 1974 was a private school on Highway 119 south that now houses the library, health department and recreation department. » Read More
Olde Effingham Day set for April 11

Olde Effingham Day set for April 11

Historic Effingham Society is continuing to host Olde Effingham Day this year on April 11. The festival will be held at Effingham Museum and Living History Site at the corner of Early and Pine stre... » Read More
Claiming kin in the South

Claiming kin in the South

When people moved into Effingham County 50-plus years ago, they would tell you that you better not talk about anyone because practically everyone around was related. This is still true to a great d... » Read More
A look back at some sports teams

A look back at some sports teams

Echoes of Effingham is compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society. » Read More
The history of Marvel Comics

The history of Marvel Comics

Effingham 4-H member Mallory Morgan competed in January at District Project Achievement at Rock Eagle, and placed second in the history category. This earned her a spot to compete at State Congress... » Read More
'Miss Nellie' celebrates 100th birthday

'Miss Nellie' celebrates 100th birthday

On Saturday, Miss Nellie Arnsdorff celebrated her 100th birthday with her family and friends gathering in the Effingham Care Center, where she now lives. She enjoyed chocolate cake and ice cream an... » Read More
Remembering the Lions Club of Springfield

Remembering the Lions Club of Springfield

Springfield Lions Club was organized in 1945. It was a grand civics club serving our county for 50 years until 1995 when it disbanded. One of their primary projects was to supply eye glasses to the... » Read More
Nine years of Echoes — and trivia

Nine years of Echoes — and trivia

This week makes nine years that the Echoes column has been published. That sure has included a lot of deadlines! To celebrate, I am going to share a few trivia questions. You will find the answers ... » Read More


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