Henry County's Connection to the First Moon Landing
A former son of Henry County whose parents lived in McDonough in 1969 were Mr. and Mrs.
Denman R. Phillips. Their son Dan Phillips, a graduate of Tennessee Technological University of
Cookeville, TN worked with the team of engineers that designed the Eagle Lunar Lander at the
Marshall Space Flight center at Huntsville, Alabama.
1. The Weekly Advertiser, April 3, 1969.