Footprints of Fayette


A Historical Column From The Fayette County Historical Commission and Fayette County Judge’s Office

  • Footprints of Fayette
    Footprints of Fayette
Corn and its significance for survival has been documented throughout the history of our county. Here are more stories about its importance to both humans and animals. In 1914, the Bargas family was sharecropping in Winchester. They planted corn and cotton in the old way, all by hand. In 1921, there was no rain, so heavy snow from the previous winter was all the moisture they had; therefore, no…

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