Tag Archives: Hill Town

YouTube Presentation in Asheboro, NC

This video is from my presentation in Asheboro on 18 February 2017

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World War I Draftees from Strieby and Lassiter Mill.

In this month of November, when we remember our Veterans, living and dead, I am posting the names of those from the Strieby and Lassiter Mill area who registered for the draft. Many of these individuals would have attended Strieby … Continue reading

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Historical Book Award from North Carolina Society of Historians

On Saturday, 5 November 2016, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, I was awarded an Historical Book Award by the North Carolina Society of Historians, at their Diamond Jubilee Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. The event took place at the Stone Center. Along … Continue reading

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Another Hill Descendant Found!

Well, she wasn’t lost, but … As many do these days, I have a family tree on Ancestry.com.  I have shared many family photos and have been fortunate to find photos that others have shared.  Recently, I was contacted by … Continue reading

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ASALH Author’s Book Signing, Thurs., 6 Oct, 7:30 pm

Come out this Thursday evening, 6 Oct., to the free event, Author’s Book Signing, at 7:30 pm at the The Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219. There will be over 50 authors signing their books at this event, part of … Continue reading

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2016 Marsha M. Greenlee History Award

I received word this morning that I have been awarded the Marsha M. Greenlee History Award from AAHGS for my book, From Hill Town to Strieby. Formal announcement and conferring of the award will take place in Atlanta at the … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Chapter of AAHGS 24 Sep 2016

I’ll be speaking at the next Montgomery Chapter AAHGS meeting on 24 Sep 2016. I realize that is the day the new Smithsonian African American Museum opens, however, some of us will not be going downtown for various reasons, including … Continue reading

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Baltimore AAHGS Meeting Saturday 10 September 2016

I will be speaking about Miles Lassiter and Strieby this Saturday, 10 September 2016 at the BAAHGS Meeting. BAAHGS/Agnes Kane Callum Chapter meets at the Northwood Pratt Library, 4420 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21218. They are on the Southwest … Continue reading

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Strieby Congregational UCC Church, School and Cemetery named Cultural Heritage Site

On 23 September 2014, I appeared before the Randolph County Historical Commission to present and defend the application for Randolph County Cultural Heritage Site designation. Also providing support and comments to the Commission on behalf of the application were Elbert … Continue reading

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