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The Hudson Berry chapter of the daughters of the American Revolution met in Anderson on October 20, 2018. The speaker was Catherine Vincent who discussed ghosts in the Anderson area. One in particular was in a home located near Williamston. Chapter regent Pamela Hamilton Durham presented her officers with a special gift. Pictured are the officers with their monogrammed bags which feature a revolutionary war motif. Left to right are Deborah Burdette Hogan, Pamela Hamilton Durham, Abigail Smith Moreno, Regina Orzechowski Luker, Julia Ashley Barnes, and Ann Price Mayfield.

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Newly Elected Reidville Historical Society Board Members
Newly Elected Reidville Historical Society Board Members

On October 2, 2018 at 7pm, the Reidville Historical Society had its annual meeting to elect new officers. The meeting was an overwhelming success. The society gained more new members than it has in twenty years. Also, we took in more than one thousand dollars at this meeting. The new officers elected are... Mr. LB Watson-President, Ms. Dawn Hill- first Vice President, Mrs. Carolyn Geen- second Vice President, Mr. Case Chumley- secretary, Mrs. June Carlton- treasurer. The Directors at Large are Mr. Doug Cobb, Mrs. Tammy Chumley, Mr. Buddy Carlton, and Mrs. Taryn Chumley. Mr. Bob Kinard is Executive  at Large. Mrs. Kathy Mace was also voted in to assist the board members.

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L-R: Dr. Julia Barnes, Corresponding Secretary and Librarian, Ann Mayfield, 2nd Vice Regent; Regina Luker, Vice Regent and Pam Durham, Regent.
L-R: Dr. Julia Barnes, Corresponding Secretary and Librarian, Ann Mayfield, 2nd Vice Regent; Regina Luker, Vice Regent and Pam Durham, Regent.

In a joint meeting, the Anderson County chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Colonial Dames of America (CDA) both held their first meeting of their 2018-2019 year on Saturday, September 8, at the Redwood Café in Anderson.  The DAR Hudson Berry Chapter and the CDA Jacob Van der Chapters were represented by the following members:   Julia Barnes, Diane Brown, Amy Campbell, Cynthia Campbell, Linda Cushing, Pamela Durham, Mary Ellen Ellenburg, Deborah Hogan, Alecia Jellicorse, Regina Luker, Ann Mayfield, Abigail Moreno, Cathy Stegall, Jennette Tuttle, Cheryl Anne Tuttle, Jeanette Taylor, Barbara Warren, and Barbara Wilson.

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The Museum of Revolutionary War History - Gail Johnson
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From Scottish Merchant to American Naval Captain

If there was one thing the fiery John Paul Jones was good at, it was getting into - and out of - trouble.

He was apprenticed to the sea trade at age 13, a normal starting age for that career. (Young apprentices were expected to continue their schooling on board the ship.)

But what wasn't normal was the fact that by age 21 he was captain of the ship. When the original captain and the mate of his ship died of yellow fever, John took charge and brought the ship safely back to port. In reward, the ship's owners confirmed him as captain and gave him part ownership.

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Brian Poerschman is sworn in as a new member of the 16th Regiment, SC, Volunteers, Camp 36 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was sworn in by Camp Commander Frank Tucker as 1st Lt. Commander Larry Waddell looks on.
Brian Poerschman is sworn in as a new member of the 16th Regiment, SC, Volunteers, Camp 36 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was sworn in by Camp Commander Frank Tucker as 1st Lt. Commander Larry Waddell looks on.
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16th Regiment, SC, Volunteers Camp 36 Sons of Confederate Veterans Commander Frank Tucker presents Robert Elrod the War Service Medal and Division Life Member certificate.
16th Regiment, SC, Volunteers Camp 36 Sons of Confederate Veterans Commander Frank Tucker presents Robert Elrod the War Service Medal and Division Life Member certificate.
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