Tag: Western NC History

August Program – “Overview of the Western NC Regional Archives” by Sarah Downing

On 24 August 2019, Sarah Downing will present an overview of all the incredible research information available right here in the Western North Carolina region. This facility is an offshoot of the NC State Archives located in Raleigh, NC. In 2013 several private and organizational collections related to western North Carolina were relocated from the …

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July Program – “Cemetery Symbols Found on Tombstones” by Karen Marcus

Karen Marcus will be our speaker for our regular monthly program on 20 July 2019 from 2:00-3:00 pm. She will be talking about various symbols one can see on tombstones and what they mean. Karen is currently a volunteer at the Swain County Genealogical and Historical Society and handles all of their publicity. The public …

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