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).