Monthly Archives: February 2017

Uwharrie Friends Meeting

On Saturday, 18 February 2017, Daniel Thornburg, of Asheboro, Randolph County, NC, brought the photo of the Uwharrie Friends Meeting that was once located along what is now Lassiter Mill Road, just south of the present-day Science Hill Friends Meeting. … Continue reading

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Emancipation of Jesse Henley’s Slaves, 1800

In May 1800, Jesse Henley, a Quaker, son of John Henley and Isabelle Newby, living in Randolph County, petitioned the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions for permission to free his slaves. Three men are named, Cane (64), Cupid … Continue reading

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Book Daily featured book of the day

From Hill Town to Strieby was a featured book of the day in the Emerging Authors category. The page includes a selection from the book.  Follow the link to see the whole posting. http://www.bookdaily.com/book/5562405

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Presentation and Book Signing at Asheboro Public Library, 18 Feb 2017

I’ll be speaking at the Asheboro Public Library on Worth St., Asheboro, NC, on Saturday, 18 Feb 2017, and signing books from 2:00-4:00 pm. Here is the information they have posted: Sat, February 18, 2pm – 4pm The unique history … Continue reading

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