Mission and Bylaws

The mission of the Friends of Raymond is to preserve,  interpret, manage, and promote significant historic sites in Raymond,  Hinds County, Mississippi, and the surrounding area and to receive contributions or grants from any and all sources to be used for one or more of the foregoing purposes.

Friends of Raymond Bylaws


Board of Directors

The Friends of Raymond Board of Directors consists of nine members who are elected to serve three-year terms on a rotating basis. The Board manages the business, property, and affairs of the organization. Board members meet on the first Thursday evening of each month, and official meeting minutes are kept.

The 2014 FOR Board of Directors and Officers are:

  • Mickey Roth – term 2012-2014
  • Isla Tullos – term 2012-2014
  • Billy Pape – term 2013-2015
  • Dan Hogan – term 2013-2015
  • Ben Fatherree – term 2014-2016
  • Charles Davis – term 2014-2016

Our Board


Ben Fatherree


Dr. Ben Fatherree is president of the FOR Board of Directors and served as the chairman of the 2012 Reenactment Committee. He earned a Ph.D. in history from MS State University and is retired chair of the History Department at Hinds Community College.


Charles Davis

Dan Hogan

Dan Hogan


Scott Kilby

Billy Pape

Billy Pape


Mickey Roth

Vice President

Alicia Crowder


Alicia K. Crowder lived in Raymond for 18 years and recently moved to Terry with her family and four horses. She works as an IT Product Manager and enjoys history, genealogy, and horse riding. 

Isla Tullos (2)

Isla Tullos

She is the Mayor of the City of Raymond and was a member of the committee to organize Friends of Raymond in 1998. She has served several terms on the FOR Board.

Phil Kuhn

Philip H. Kuhn is a retired demographer/historian. Originally from Maryland, he is very happily married to Mary, a daughter of one of Raymond's old families.

Cannon Line


Raymond Military Park Walking Trail

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