St. Boniface Council of Catholic Women- Springfield, GA

Mrs. Barbara Scott, a member of St. Boniface CCW in Springfield, GA, spoke about the history of Effingham County.  Barbara is a direct descendant of settlers to the county and is also a member of the Effingham Historical Society. She wore a traditional German dirndl. Effingham County was  developed in 1733 under the Treaty of Savannah and was originally established as St. Matthew Parish. One of the charities that St. Boniface CCW regularly contributes to is The Truetlen House – a non-profit home named after John Adam Truetlen (Georgia’s first Governor) that provides services for boys ages 10-21 in the Georgia Foster Care System.