Fw: Aug HGS Meeting 10 Aug 06 special event & some books Snow Hill NC
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From: "Martha Marble"
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 6:13 PM
Subject: Aug HGS Meeting special event & some books
> The Heritage Genealogical Society will hold its Aug meeting at the Snow
> Hill Museum in Greene Co N.C. from 7 to 9 on August 10. This should
> people who have not been to the Museum a chance for a tour as Mike Edge
> others have worked hard to make this an outstanding addition to Greene
> The Museum is located on the main street a block from the courthouse.
> Ossie and Mary Betty Kearney have invited the members to tour the
> W. Best Bed and Breakfast outside of Snow Hill before the meeting. This
> home is on the National Historic Registry and was built ca 1845 - 50 and
> the Kearney's have done a first class job on their restoration. You can
> see a picture of the home at their website
> We greatly appreciate their invitation as some of us saw it on the
> Co tour several years ago when they had just started. We will leave the
> Museum at exactly 4:45 pm to go to the home together to eliminate some
> the cars. Mike said there is plenty of parking on the street to leave
> On the way back, most of us plan to stop and get a bit of supper/dinner
> Stricklands before the meeting starts.
> Guests are always welcome at our meetings.
> The July issue of Heritage Trail contains Jones Co Civil War Pension
> Records, the Kilpatrick/House Bible of Greene Co and Part 2 of selected
> Lenoir Co Deed Abstracts from Book 1. There will be at least 5 parts
> of Book 1 and Book 2 is shaping up to be almost as long. There are far
> more re-registered deeds than expected in Book 2 and there continues to
> numerous deeds that refer back to earlier deeds. Jackie includes an
> which is most welcome and she is doing an outstanding job on the
> Off the subject of genealogy but a little on history, if you will permit
> me. List member, Ila Grey's other half, Tom Lewis, has published his
> novel entitled "Sunday's Child" and he is having a book signing in
> on August 12 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at The Book Depot at Vernon Park
> To read about the book go to Tom's site
> The book is NC based and there is a lot of historical information in it
> including the Pea Island Life Saving Station that was completely run by
> African Americans. I learned there was a German POW camp in New Bern
> during WW II as well as other places in eastern NC. It is always nice to
> support our list members in their "other lives". Congratulations to Ila
> Gey and to Tom and I hope to see some of you at the signing.
> Also for those of you really into history, politics and religion, Joe
> Creech has finally published his book entitled "Righteous Indignation"
> which is a study of Populism and he has tied it into religion,
> the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. One of the chapters is on
> Marion Mewborne who lived and died in Lenoir Co. As I recall, Joe said
> Creech family was originally from Greene Co. I have not read the entire
> book but have it ordered. Joe did send me a copy of a draft on this
> 5 years ago and I found it extremely interesting and informative on a
> period of our area I know little about.
> Hope everyone is staying cool during this heat.
The above should prove very interesting and informative to all of
members within driving distance of Snow Hill, N.C. Hope to see you there.
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