Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Schooner "Two Brothers"

Edenton N.C. Oct. 1

The schr Two Brothers, of this port, Thos. Dough, master, from New-York, with dry-goods &c. for Danl. Southall, and others, Murfreesboro’, was cast away on the 30th ult. On cape Hatteras Shoals, in a heavy blow, after carrying away her foremast. Crew and cargo all saved. The vessel lies on the beach, but will probably be got off without much damage.

(Christian Secretary, October 18, 1823)

Saturday, May 2, 2009

MHA - 43rd Annual Meeting

The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Murfreesboro Historical Association will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2009. The lunch meeting will take place at John's Seafood and Steaks at 315 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, at 12 noon.

The theme of the day will be a look into the future of the Association. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Vann Rogerson, President and CEO of the Northeastern North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission.

The cost of the lunch is $15.00 per person.