Ed Clark, Atlanta Motor Speedway Name History has a In Henry County, I went to my first race when I was eight years old, and I knew that day what I wanted to do for a career. I’ve been fortunate enough to have done that for 40 seasons. History doesn’t have to be a nameless, faceless concept relegated to dusty store-rooms and textbooks. It is a living thing created by real people every day. Allow the curtain to be pulled back on some of Henry County’s tourism history and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the men and women responsible for its creation. Jama Hedgecoth, Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary my Cliff Stern, Ar itage Aviation Her Foundation I chose the name noah’s Ark because I wanted to build a sanctuary for animals and children that was an ‘ark of safety,’ as I call it. It needed a name that represented a loving, healing, lifesaving environment. For more on their stories, go to VisitHenryCountyGeoriG a.Com/History When you see people exit the aircraft who checked it off their bucket list and the veterans who have closed a door and can go on with life now, it is very rewarding.