Souvenir Program from 1930

Souvenir Program Booklet from the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration

A souvenir program including the program of events for the 150th anniversary sesqui-centennial celebration on October 7, 1930. Includes the following:

  • Advertisements for a number of area businesses
  • Schedule of events, including President Herbert Hoover’s address
  • Dedication of Ferguson Marker, with Mr. Ronald Campbell representing the British Government
  • Descendants of Heroes, including addresses by the Hon. James B. Nevin (Editor of the Georgian-American in Atlanta, GA) and Mrs. Avis Collier Brown (from Atlanta, GA)
  • A religious service at the battleground, presided over by Dr. I. S. McElroy, pastor of Kings Mountain Presbyterian Church
  • A sketch of the batteglound by D.R.S. Frazier, Civil Engineer in Shelby, NC
  • National Flag Drill
  • Historical Pageant directed by Miss Laura Plonk, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • A list of the celebration committees and their members
  • A history of the battle, written by William Milton Hood from Charlotte, NC
Souvenir Program from 1930
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