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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Colonial Dames State President, Julia Floyd Attended the February 18th Lord Craven meeting

Jeff Holcomb, the guest speaker for the February 18th meeting gave an informative presentation on "Education during the Colonial Times." The Lord Craven members were very happy to be able to meet and spend some time with the Colonial Dames State President, Julia Floyd.
Carol Jutte, Registrar and Ruth-Anne Bolz assisted new Lord Craven member sign papers.

Photos by member Dale Spencer

Monday, March 6, 2017

North Carolina Society Colonial Dames XVII Century State Conference

North Carolina Society Colonial Dames XVII Century State Conference was held on March 3-4, 2017 at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons, 3121 High Point Road in Greensboro, NC. Committee meetings were held on Friday morning, while the conference was held Friday afternoon and Saturday. A Memorial Service was held honoring deceased members, and new board members were elected and sworn in for 2017-2019. Lord Craven member Helen Taylor was  included in the Memorial service. Lord Craven member Pat Gooding is the incoming state treasurer.

 The $1,000 History Scholarship winner Graham Lowder was introduced by State History Scholarship Chairman Carole Weiss. Graham is completing his freshman year at the Honors College of UNC-Chapel Hill, where he is majoring in History and Political Science with a minor in Arabic. He was accompnied by his mother Rinnette Lowder and his grandmother Nanette Godwin.  Graham recognized his grandmother as his favorite Colonial Dame.
Information by Pat Gooding, State Treasurer

New Colonial Dames State Board Members for 2017-2019
Seated photo front row L to R:
Linda Sechrist,  Librarian;  Peggy Troxell,  First Vice-President; Brenda Hamilton,  President, Julia Floyd, outgoing President; Brooke Jackson, Second Vice - President

Back Row L to R:

Tammy Wilson, Historian;  Pat Gooding, Treasurer; Ginger Bish, Registrar; Martha Whitaker,  Recording Secretary;  Meg Cook, Chaplain;  Barbara Ruiz, Third Vice-President

Taking Oath 
Tammy Wilson, Pat Gooding and Ginger Bish, 

Tammy Wilson, Pat Gooding, Ginger Bish, Julia Floyd and Martha Strange

Friday, December 30, 2016

Lord Craven Chapter Meeting is February 18, 2017

President Ruth-Anne Bolz modeling a dress that might have been worn in Colonial Times.

The Lord Craven Chapter of Colonial Dames will hold their February 18, 2017 meeting at The Carolina BBQ on 1602 S College Road in Wilmington, NC at 11:30. The guest speaker is Jeff Holcomb, who will speak about "Education during the Colonial Times." Our Colonial Dames State President, Julia Floyd will be attending the meeting. 

Photo of a variety of toys that Colonial children might play with. Information  taken by Colonial Dames member Phyllis Wilson.

This is a photo of a house the a colonist lived in during the early 1700's.
L to R:   Martha Koletar, Colonial Dames members Phyllis Wilson and Kathy Miller having a spot of tea at the local tea house in Southport, NC. This is possibly what Colonial ladies might do during the day. 

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Sir Walter Raleigh Chapter Will Mark William Courtney's Yellow House

President Bolz reported that the Sir Walter Raleigh Chapter will mark William Courtney’s Yellow House on April 20, 217.  This is the house that Peggy Troxell now owns.  Anyone wanting to attend should put this on their calendar and check with Mrs. Bolz concerning transportation.