Yadkin Valley History Fair will be Aug. 12

Staff Report

The 2017 Yadkin Valley History and Genealogy Fair and Conference will be held on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville. The event is sponsored by the Yadkin Valley Historical Association.

The theme will be Native Americans in the Yadkin Valley. Presenters include a PowerPoint by Professor Eric Jones on the cultural history of these people, Bob Luckett on an introduction and advanced look into DNA genealogy, Mitchell Warden on local artifacts, and Aaron Kepley on mound-builders along the Yadkin River.

The event is open to the public. Advanced registration is $15 and should be mailed to YVHA, P.O. Box 36, Yadkinville, NC 27055. The day-of admission fee is $20 at the door and includes lunch and YVHA membership. For registration form, contact Andrew Mackie 336-428-8471 or andrewmackie@yadtel.net.

Staff Report

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