Thompson Family Reunion

The Thompson Family Reunion and Ebenezer Methodist Church Homecoming is held every year on the first Sunday of October at the Ebenezer Methodist Church located in Kemp, Emanuel County, Georgia. Please make plans to attend, as it is an event you won’t ever forget!

Google Map – Ebenezer Methodist Church

59th Annual Thompson Family Reunion

59th Thompson Family Reunion, Sunday, October 2, 2016

Once again the Thompson Family Reunion will be held at the Ebenezer Methodist Church located at Kemp, Emanuel County, Georgia (located west of Swainsboro, Georgia).

Google Map – Ebenezer Methodist Church

The church doors will open at 9:30 am for registration and visiting, with the reunion program starting at 10:30 am. Dress is casual.

Dinner on the church grounds will begin at noon. Y’all come !!!

There will be a SHARING TIME at the Franklin Memorial Library in Swainsboro, GA on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm. for the sharing of family stories, memories, history and other genealogy information.

Franklin Memorial Library
331 West Main Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Google Map – Franklin Memorial Library

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, about 3:30 those who wish will go to the Emanuel County Longview Farm and Home Museum, north of town. This fascinating place has interesting old cabins, a one-room school, “new” commissary, and museum of memorabilia such as old yearbooks, coke bottles, old doctor’s office and even the rocket-shaped sign from Sam’s Drive-In. [Sam Woods was a Thompson cousin of ours thorough his grandmother Ann Smith Thompson Fields] Come for a short visit or longer stay! We can visit on Saturday any time from 3:30 until 5:00. DIRECTIONS: From downtown Swainsboro, go north on US 1, turn right on Ralph Lee Road, follow Fair Ground Road to Museum Road.

For those cousins attending the reunion and not staying with friends or kin in Swainsboro, GA, here is a list of some motels in Swainsboro, GA and surrounding cities. Be sure to check for other motels not listed in this list. Make your reservations early, the motels in Swainsboro are usually booked up by the reunion weekend.

Motels in Swainsboro, GA

688 S Main Street
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401-4819
Phone: 478/237-2400
Fax: 478/237-6022

Days Inn and Suites Swainsboro
108 Alice Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: 478-237-9099
Fax: 478-237-3699

Bed & Breakfast in Swainsboro, GA

Edenfield House Inn
426 W. Church Street in Swainsboro, Georgia
Phone: 478-237-3007

Coleman House Inn
323 North Main St., Swainsboro, GA 30401
Phone: 478-237-9100

Motels in Nearby Cities

Days Inn Metter
1225 South Lewis St, Metter, GA 30439 US
Phone: 1-912-685-3000

La Quinta Inn Statesboro
225 Lanier Dr, Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 1-912-871-2525
Fax: 1-912-871-3535

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Vidalia
155 Mose Coleman Drive, Vidalia, GA 30474
Phone: Toll 800-634-3444, 912-537-2728

Hampton Inn Vidalia
3303 US Hwy 280 East, Vidalia, GA 30474
Phone: 1-866-599-6674