Resident of the Month
Linda Kennedy was born in Chattanooga, TN but has lived in Columbus, GA since 1975. She has 3 children: Lisa who lives in Tennessee, Jonathan who lives in Smiths Station, and Jay who lives here in Columbus. Linda loves history and has been active in many historical societies and organizations. She was an avid genealogist as well, traveling all over the southeast to explore records at courthouses and cemeteries, tracing her family’s history back dozens of generations! Linda also founded the Historic Linwood Foundation where she served as Executive Director for several years. There she helped restore the gate house and restore many of the gravestones, some of which date back to the beginning years of the city of Columbus. She loves watching golf, reading old Zane Grey and Louis Lamour books, and snacking on Jelly Bellys!