Davie County, North Carolina
SOCIETY: The Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meets monthly, usually in the Martin-Wall History Room of the Davie County Public Library, on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 PM, except in December. 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.
Jan. 23: Basic Genealogical Research and Location of Items in History Room; Marie Roth
Feb. 17 (Monday): 6:30; Library Auditorium; Library-sponsored program by Adam Miller, folk singer and autoharp player; songs and stories behind the songs; http://www.folksinging.org/
March 27: 6:30 book sale by Friends of the Library; 7:00: Blood and War at My Doorstep, two volumes about Civil War, author presentation, Brenda Chamber McKean; http://www.bloodandwaratmydoorstep.com/
May 3: Come help with Daniel Boone Festival on the Square in Mocksville
June 26: Lynn Rumley, mayor of Cooleemee, plans for cotton mill and future of Cooleemee
August 9: in Winston-Salem, Annual Workshop of Yadkin Valley Historical Association
September 25: Stan Clardy, songwriter, musician, playwright, actor and author from Statesville, North Carolina presentation about the Confederate Submarine H. L. Hunley and his book, "TimeLight, a journey into the past"
October 23: Marcia Phillips, preserving heirlooms
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. Description
Davie County in World War One, by Marie, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award and the President’s Award from NC Society of Historians. Description
Davie County Veterans’ Memorial, Willie Parker Peace History Book Award from NC Society of Historians, by Marie. Description
all three books
Web site created by Marie Benge Craig Roth, MarieBCR@gmail.com in October 2008 and updated quite often.