2011, 2012 and 2013 MEETINGS and PROGRAMS
Lexington, North Carolina 27293
See Previous Meetings for programs given prior to 2011.
Larry Cates from the
Speaker is Ray Howell III, pastor at
Speaker is Larry Cates,
Speaker is Ben Williams (from Morganton). Topic: Women in the Confederacy
The program will be presented by a member of the NC Transportation Museum.
For our April program, Jim Daniel will discuss the historical significance of the York Hill/Trading Ford area going back to the Native Americans, and Sim Delap will discuss recent efforts to preserve York Hill and where that stands right now.
William Deal (retired City of
Chris Watford (Assistant
County Attorney) will present a program on the Civil War’s battle of
Maurine Perryman will present a program concerning the History of Baptist Children’s Home and its growth for 125 years.
Jim Little of Thomasville will speak on the history of the Thomasville Blues, a local battalion formed during World War I and continuing thereafter. Jim wrote the history of the unit, “Fathers of the Greatest Generation, the Thomasville Blues” which was released in 2010.
Julia Taylor Ebel, an author from Jamestown, will talk about keeping our stories – links to our stories and ways we can make them personal as we pass them along.
Meet and rub elbows with other genealogists in the area. Benefit from other previous research and obtain pointers and advice that may simplify your research.
Maj. James Mills, retired Thomasville policeman and Civil War re-enactor, who plays the role of a Civil War surgeon will display his collection of surgical instruments and give us some insights into surgical practices of the times.
Meetings will be held in the Educational Building of the First Reformed UCC, Center Street, Lexington, beginning at 7:00 PM. Get Directions
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