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Randell Jones, Historian, will speak at the October meeting about the “Death March of King’s Mountain
Randell Jones is an award-winning author and storyteller. He is the author of In the Footsteps of Daniel Boone and Before They Were Heroes at Kings Mountain as well as other books of the pioneer era and the American Revolution. Most of his books feature historical aspects of North Carolina, including From Time to Time in North Carolina and Scoundrels, Rogues, and Heroes
of the Old North State. He has produced three videos including “The American Spirit, 1780.” Since 2007, Randell has served as an invited member of the Road Scholars Speakers Bureau of the North Carolina Humanities Council. Randell lives in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife. He has two grown daughters and two grandchildren. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill. His ancestors lived in East Tennessee during the time David Crockett was there and he believes a McBride ancestor was on the campaign with Colonel Andrew Lewis down the Kanawha River to what became the Battle of Point Pleasant along the Ohio River during Lord Dunmore’s War in October 1774. He is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild.
Bermuda Run Country Club. Please Join us at 1815 hours. A buffet meal with all the trimmings including a desert table is only $20.00 per person. A cash bar is also available for your pleasure.
Valet parking is available.
Name tags and place cards will be in the dining room, or if you have them yourself, please bring them with you.
Reservations and a check for this dinner MUST be received by Warren Boyer,1103 Standish Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27106-5213 on the preceding Friday before the meeting.