Sound Bites

During 2011 - 2013, Mr. Tom Ewing of the Snellville Historical Society presented "Sound Bites of Snellville History" at Mayor & Council Meetings. Mr. Ewing's presentations were recorded and can be viewed below (please click the links).

Pictures are courtesy of the Snellville Historical Society.

May 9, 2011 - Beginning of Snellville, 1818

June 13, 2011 - Snellville in the 1820's, creation of 124, Militia District - part 1, part 2

August 8, 2011 - 1851 to 1860, the two largest land owners adjacent to Snellville - A.G. Holmes and James Lanier

September 12, 2011 - The Civil War Era

October 10, 2011 - The era following the Civil War, 1865 to 1879

February 13, 2012 - The end of the Civil War, the 1880 Census

March 12, 2012 - 1890 to 1900

April 23, 2012 - The life of Joseph Thomas Snell and his friendship with Charles & James Sawyer from London

June 11, 2012 - The history of James Sawyer & his brother

July 23, 2012 - Snellville's educational program in the 1800's, the first three schools located in the area

August 13, 2012 - Snellville's consolidated school that was built in 1922

October 8, 2012 - Snellville's consolidated school and the formation of local churches starting in the 1800's

November 12, 2012 - The history of doctors in Snellville

February 11, 2013 - The first doctors in the area and the struggle to keep them, the first hospital in Snellville in 1980

March 11, 2013 - The history of the City's Charter that was passed by HB 458 in June 1923 and how the Charter went dormant for a period of time

April 8, 2013 - The evolution of businesses in Snellville starting in 1881

June 10, 2013 - The first telephone system in Snellville and electricity coming to the area

July 22, 2013 -

August 12, 2013 -