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downtown Alexandria

This year, our Higdon Family Association 2017 Annual Meeting will be held in Alexandria, Virginia. For more information, click on the above link. 

A view of King Street, the ‘main drag’ in Old Town in Alexandria, VA. Alexandria is a city is known for its chef-driven and independently owned eateries, serving the freshest catch at seafood restaurants while others boast creations with an international flair.

Headline: Higdon’s Store left its mark, an update about Higdons in north Georgia focusing on a country store in Fannin County and on the family of Leonard Dean Higdon (b.1828) and Mary Ann McClure, three of whose sons were postmasters during the 73-year run of the Higdons Store Post Office.

Wood Eva Higdon

Wood, Eva Higdon - Age 94

Eva was a Two-year Director for the HFA. She's a direct descendant of Joseph Huffman Higdon and Margaret Matilda Berry

To learn more about Eva Wood, go to her obituary.

Headline: Gatlinburg After The Fires, an update on the end of the southeast Appalachian fires and the recovery of Gatlinburg, TN, the hardest hit small town involved with the fires occurring over 5 states.

downtown Gatlinsburg

HeadlineRelentless Smoke Spreads Fear at Edge of Southern Wildfires, including Franklin, NC, area, one of our Higdon ancestral homelands

southeast forest fires & smoke display

Three Higdon Family Association 2016 Scholarship Winners from Kentucky and Indiana Have Been Chosen

All 3 2016 winners

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