Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Transportation before the motorized wheelchair



HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION (before the automobile)



Attention, History Buffs!


You are invited to participate in the

4th Annual Yadkin Valley History Fair & Conference,

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the

Lewisville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall,

6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023.


Free exhibit tables will be provided for your history-related organization and information about early animal and Native American trails, the Great Wagon Road and other early roads, the Shallow Ford and other historic river crossings, ferries, covered wagons, stagecoaches, and the proposed North Carolina extension to the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail.


Pre-registration before July 18, 2009, of $15 per person includes exhibits, speakers, lunch, and a tour of Lewisville and Clemmons.  Afterwards and at the door, registration is $20 per person.


For a registration form, contact Cathy Boyer, YVHA, 2008 Leight Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27107; (336) 650-1522; cathyboyer@bellsouth.net, or download a copy of the registration form



The event is sponsored by

The Yadkin Valley Historical Association and hosted by

The Lewisville Historical Society and The Forsyth County Genealogical Society.



We hope you will attend!

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