The Herndon Home Celebrates Centennial Anniversary at Atlanta History Center


Adam Herndon, Great, Great nephew of Alonzo Herndon (left), and Atlanta Businessman Herman Russell, one of the honorary co-chairs of the Herndon Home Centennial Gala
Adam Herndon, Great, Great nephew of Alonzo Herndon (left), and Atlanta Businessman Herman Russell, one of the honorary co-chairs of the Herndon Home Centennial Gala

The Herndon Foundation paid tribute to the legacy of the Herndon Home and to the Herndon family with a Centennial Celebration on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at the Atlanta History Center. The home celebrates its 101st anniversary this year. Honorary chairpersons for the gala occasion included Herman Russell, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Ingrid Saunders Jones.

Entertainment for the evening’s festive event included excerpts from the opera, “The Herndons,” which was written, and pro

See Hendon House, pg. 15


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