The Colonel George Waller Chapter – SAR Awards Its Good Citizenship of the Year Medal & Certificate

Recently, the Colonel George Waller Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution awarded its 2019 Bronze Good Citizenship Medal & Certificate to Fran Snead, who is the director of the Bassett Historical Center.

Snead earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Radford University and taught school in Henry County for 21 years before being employed at the BHC five years ago.¬†She became director on January 1, 2019.

In addition to her director duties, she has written a number of feature article for area newspapers on the history of Martinsville & Henry County.

She is a member of the Pocahontas Baptist Church in Henry County and she is a member of the General Joseph Martin Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.


Fran Snead with Bob Vogler (president of the CGW Chapter).


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