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PRIZED POSSESSIONS
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The bullet that killed Murray County Sheriff Ben Keith in 1907. Preserved by his successor, Sheriff ______ Wilbanks. Owned by the Whitfield-Murray County Historical Society.

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Tap To Enlarge Coca-Cola nut bowl with original nut-cracker and picks. A very rare and unique piece! In a private collection in Murray County.
Tap To Enlarge Coca-Cola thermometer. Known to be at least 70 years old. In a private collection in Murray County.
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Tap To Enlarge Franklin B. Morris donated this cast bell to the Methodist Church of Spring Place in 1875. After the congregation relocated to a new building, bell was preserved by Jay and Ruth Cox. When the bell was returned to the Old Spring Place Methodist Church in 2005, Earl Baggett mounted it on this stand that he made from materials salvaged from the old Summerour Methodist Church near Crandall.
Tap To Enlarge These bricks are from the last court house at Spring Place, built in 1880s, demolished 1950s. Historical Society Collection in Old Spring Place Methodist Church.
Tap To Enlarge This diploma was awarded to Susie Bramblett Robinson, class of 1926, by the Lucy Hill High School in Spring Place. Historical Society Collection in Old Spring Place Methodist Church.
Tap To Enlarge This class ring belonged to a graduate of Lucy Hill High School in Spring Place. School ceased to exist when all high schools were consolidated into Murray County High School in 1934. Historical Society Collection in Old Spring Place Methodist Church.


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