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Archive for July, 2009

Madison County Genealogical Society Meetings

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Just a note to pass along: the Madison County Genealogy Society holds it’s meetings at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month in Marshall, NC at the Public Library. The program on August 2nd will be on a “Madison County Oral History Project”.

Castle McCulloch | Interesting North Carolina attraction

Friday, July 24th, 2009

North Carolina certainly has a unique and interesting history. The lost colony, Sir Walter Raleigh, the various tribes of Native Americans…. mountains, plains the coast, our state’s tapestry is so rich…. pirates, ship graveyards and… castles? There’s a castle in North Carolina? (Actually several… in Asheville there is Seely’s Castle (spelling?)) Today I’m writing a [...]

Happy Independence Day!

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

I’m reposting the Declaration of Independence here in celebration of the events of 1776! Also, you might enjoy this reading of the declaration you can find at monticello.org podcasts done by a portrayer of Thomas Jefferson (Bill Barker). Transcription of the Declaration of Independence, plus links to the Declaration at the National Archives. This document, [...]