Davie County, North Carolina
SOCIETY: The Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meets in the Martin-Wall History Room of the Davie County Public Library, on the fourth Thursday at 7 PM; see schedule below. The society often arranges guest speakers or field trips. New members and visitors are always welcome. Current officers ; Past presidents ; Photos ; Field Trips, ByLaws
ITEMS FOR SALE: Eighteen books, 4 maps, a CD of back issues of Davie Dossier, and sets of postcards about Davie County. Click here for order form.
MEMBERSHIP: Membership in the society costs $5.00 per person or family annually and entitles one to receive the quarterly newsletter, Davie Dossier. Lifetime membership is $100. We are 501 (c) (3) and donations are tax deductible. Click order for membership blank at bottom of page. Click here for a Google map showing locations of members.
QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER: Davie Dossier has been published since 1987. A CD can be ordered of back issues. Click order.
January 22: Alvin Howard, artist of Davie County scenes, discussion of historical places and capturing memories in a sketch
February 26: canceled because of winter weather
March 26: Mike Cevasco, Civil War medicine
April 23: Library/DCHGS-sponsored talk by Bill Thompson, author and Our State writer
May 2: Help with Daniel Boone Day on the square
June 25: History of quilts and fabrics by Diana Bromley
August: Attend Yadkin Valley Historical Association annual workshop on August 15, “Stoneman’s Raid”; click here for information and registration form.
September 24: Presentation/book signing by Ron Semple, author of Black Tom.
October 22: Preserving photographs
November 19: Dr. Stephen Compton presentation: “Potter Bill from the Farmington area”
DAVIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY MARTIN-WALL HISTORY ROOM:
Collections, online Index: Eidson Collection, List of surnames , Howell Boone Collection, and small collections (Jane McGuire, George Raynor, Julia Marmaduke Sheek, Elizabeth Pink Tatum, Louise Eaton Utley, Christine Tatum Zachary)
History of Davie County Schools: by Marie Benge Craig Roth; awards from NC Society of Historians and NC Genealogical Society.
Davie County in World War One, by Marie, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award and the President’s Award from NC Society of Historians.
Davie County Veterans’ Memorial, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award from NC Society of Historians, by Marie.
Remembering Davie County Protection and Service Personnel, by Marie
Davie County in the Spanish-American War, by Marie
Description of all
five books by Marie
Web site created by Marie Benge Craig Roth, MarieBCR@gmail.com in October 2008 and updated quite often.