Handmade Quilt

Handmade quilts such as the one pictured here were common in homes throughout Walton County. This one was used at the old DeFuniak Hotel, which was on Baldwin Avenue, until the 1960s. [Accession No. 2002-11-11: Donated by James E. Moore]

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Hoe

The hand-forged hoe pictured above was typical of those made and used in Walton County. [Accession No. 2002-11-9: Donated by James E. Moore]

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Water Pump

Water pumps similar to the one shown here were used throughout Walton County before modern plumbing was available. [Accession No. 2002-11-7: Donated by James E. Moore]

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Milk Can

Milk cans similar to this were used at the five dairies that were in the DeFuniak Springs area in the early 1900s. [Accession No. 2002-11-6: Donated by James E. Moore]

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Adams Motel

The pink area rug shown below was once in the Adams Motel on Highway 90 in DeFuniak Springs. It was owned by Hugh Adams who owned the motel. [Accession No. 2002-9: Donated by Vivian Powell]

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Louisville & Nashville Railroad

The four-panel print of the Louisville & Nashville (L&N) train at the DeFuniak Springs depot (upper photo) was sold by the Walton County Heritage Association in 1992. No other copies remain. It is believed the panoramic photo was taken during one of the Chautauqua Assemblies, which would account for the

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The McKinnon Family

Members of the McKinnon Family from the book Walton County History by John L. McKinnon (clockwise from the top): Guy Davis, Dr. C. E. McKinnon, John L. McKinnon, A. D. McKinnon. Guy Davis – There is nothing written about him in McKinnon’s book, so we can only guess that he

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John L. McKinnon

John Love McKinnon (1840-1913) was the author of History of Walton County, which was first published in 1911. Every known generation of the family has a son named John Love McKinnon. Father: John Love McKinnon. 1790–1871 Mother: Catharine L. Douglass McKinnon, 1803–1868 Spouse: Mary Gillis McKinnon, 1849–1924 Siblings: Catharine L.

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