History for May

Aboriginal History for May May 14, 1607: Jamestown, VA, the first permanent English colony in North America, is founded in the heart of the Powhatan chiefdom. At first, the colonists, decimated by sickness and starvation, depend on Indians for survival.…

WAY BACK WHEN

May 2, 1938 Gift and flower store Gelling’s Flower Shop opened to the community for the first time. May 2, 1958 Tom Braswell, Monticello postmaster, was elected vice president of the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters at…

Agents Dynamite Large Moonshine Operation

Jacob Bembry ECB Publishing, Inc. State and federal agents discovered and dynamited one of the largest moonshine operations that had been seen in Jefferson County in years on April 16, 1958. Sixty-one-year-old Aaron Arnold was immediately arrested for possession and…