Book Launch Party at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts
May 20th  10 am to noon


  Finally, after many requests for a book by the Official Winnsboro Historian, Bill Jones it is here.  Compiled from the many articles and columns that Bill has written over the years for area publications, the book chronicles the history of the town from the earliest years to the present. 

The Winnsboro Center for the Arts is proud to host the launch party on Saturday, May 20 from 10a.m. to noon, where there will be books available to purchase for autographs.  Bill has been a supporter of the center since its inception, and he met there regularly with Maryann Miller to work on the book, so it is fitting that he be honored there.

The book launch party is a free event open to the public.

Bill Jones has deep roots in Winnsboro and is proud of his heritage.  He has always had an interest in history, and when he came back to his hometown after working elsewhere for a number of years, he started learning about the history of this area.  He helped form the Wood County Preservation League, and soon started placing historical markers in significant places in and around Winnsboro.  "It is important for people to know about those moments in time and the people that made them important," Bill says. "And I am proud to be a apart of preserving the history."