Gray Court Owings Historical Society and the Laurens District Genealogical Society picnic set for May 12


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Gray Court Owings Historical Society and the Laurens District Genealogical Society picnic set for May 12

The Gray Court Owings Historical Society and the Laurens District Genealogical Society would like to invite you to our annual Picnic at the Culbertson Backcountry  Settlement in Gray Court, South Carolina.

The Picnic will be Thursday, May12 at 6:00pm.

Tea and ice will be furnished along with the paper products. We ask that you bring your favorite picnic dish. The picnic will be Rain or Shine.We  can set up in the Church.

The Discovering Laurens County Book group will present the checks to the Laurens County Museum and the Gray Court Owings Historical Society.In 2014 the original group of writers decided after expenses of publishing the three volumes the money would be donated to the two Museums.

Richard Fowler will have a Book signing at the PICNIC. His latest Book is " Henry Laurens and John Laurens Tragic Heroes. "The Discovering Laurens County" books will also be for sale.

The 1800 Log Cabins, Blockhouse, 1880 Church, 1900 African American School and other out buildings will be open for tours. The 2 petroglyphs are also part of the educational experience.

Come step back in time to see how your ancestors may have lived in the backcountry of South Carolina.

Look forward to seeing you on Thursday May 12 with your favorite Picnic dish at 6:00pm. at the Culbertson Backcountry Settlement.

This will be the last  meeting for the Genealogical Society until September.

"Life has a way of accelerating as we get older!"

 

Sarah Jane Armstrong
Vice President of the Laurens Genealogical Society and the Gray Court Owings Historical Society 864-876-3712■

 

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