Franconia Museum, Inc.
Phyllis Walker Ford , our immediate past president was our commentator.
Some of our panel (left to right – Carl Sell, Connie Beatty, Mary Evelyn Smith, Helen Kearns). Mary Evelyn Smith spoke on “Laura Ruth Riston Meek – An Oak Grove Story”.
Jacqueline “Jac” Walker telling her family story “Our Families - Walker, Padgett, Cooke and Apperson”. Jac also filled in for Joyce Stewardson on “The Stewardson Family of Franconia” and for Barbara Stewardson Wasson on the “My Franconia As Remembered” stories.
Carl Sell telling the story of the “Rose Hill - Birth of a Community”.
Connie Beatty talking about the “Rose Hill - Birth of a Community”.
Kathryn Ogden Talbert talking on “The Ogden Family of Springfield” story.
Herbie Ogden talking on “The Ogden Family of Springfield” story.
Sheila Taber Natter, filling in for her sister, Sharon Taber Breeding who wrote the story “My Memories of Franconia”.
Jim Cox (Board Member) displaying the photos on “John Broders Broken Tombstone Comes Home” story by Mary Evenly Smith and Don Hakenson (Board Member). Jim and Don also spoke on the “Confirming Mosby’s Raid at the Broders on July 30, 1864” story.
Some of our panel (left to right – Connie Beatty, Mary Evelyn Smith, Helen Kearns, Betty Nalls). Betty and Arthur Nalls spoke on their sons story “Arthur L. Nalls, Jr.”
Helen Kearns talking on the “A Granddaughter Remembers 1940s – 1950s” story.
Some of our panel (left to right – Mary Evelyn Smith, Helen Kearns, Betty Nalls, Arthur “Buddy” Nalls, Marge Tharpe.
Marge Tharpe talking on the “Accotink” story and the “Recollections – A Step Back In Time” story