This week in Walton history: A Choctaw Ferry Farewell

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 05:05 PM.

Feb. 9 - 15

 

25 years ago — 1989

A meeting of the Choctaw Ferry Users Association had few in attendance, as the Choctaw Ferry broke down a half-hour before the meeting, leaving 15 cars stranded on the north side of the Intracoastal Waterway. A week later, the Walton County Commission shut down the ferry, which had operated there for 51 years.

 

20 years ago — 1994

Walton County Sheriff Quinn McMillian asks the county to provide funds for four more deputies.



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