Detailed Histories

Outlined below are detailed histories about varying town events and persons.  These are outlined chronologically.

Early Education (Colonial Period to 1921): See Newsletter Vol. 5, No 2 (2014) for part one of this two part series.

High Rock Farm (1807): See the Creekside Chronicle article (published June 2016) or the site’s National Register documentation.

John Montgomery (1762 – 1840): See D.A.R Grave Marking Ceremony article in Newsletter Vol 7. No 1 (2016).

Francis Marion Smith (1864 – 1910) & 204 Railroad Avenue, Gibsonville (1898): See Newsletter Vol 7. No 1 (2016) or 204 Railroad Avenue National Register documentation.

Dr. Julius Vance Dick (1876 – 1941) & 515 Church Street, Gibsonville (1910): See Newsletter, Vol 6, No 2 (2015 / 2016).

Davidson Family Contributions to Gibsonville (1877 – 1947): See Newsletter Vol. 5, No 2 (2014) or V8.N1 Newsletter (Summer 2017).

J.W. & P.T. Burke (1879 – 1968) & 303 Burke Street, Gibsonville (1906): See Newsletter Vol. 7, No. 2 (Winter 2016 / 2017).  Burke Original Source Documentation.

Civilian Conservation Corp (1940 – 1942): Article submitted by Neil F. Bromilow, Civil Engineer (January 2016).

Train Wreck (Sept 1950): Transcription of 1950’s press Burlington Daily Times – News by E. T. Bales in October 2016.

Bromilow Family Historic Marker Contribution (2016): See Newsletter Vol 7. No 1 (2016).

Berry Davidson Historic Market Contribution (2017): See Local Press or  V8.N1 Newsletter (Summer 2017).