Bethania: The Village the Black Walnut Bottom by Beverly Hamel

ISBN: 9781596296374

Published: July 1st 2009

Paperback

160 pages


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Bethania: The Village  by  the Black Walnut Bottom by Beverly Hamel

Bethania: The Village by the Black Walnut Bottom by Beverly Hamel
July 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 160 pages | ISBN: 9781596296374 | 8.46 Mb

Founded in 1759, Bethania was the first planned Moravian settlement in North Carolina, situated favorably on the Great Wagon Road of the colonial era. Bethanias narrative weaves together 250 years of history and memory, with voices from the townsMoreFounded in 1759, Bethania was the first planned Moravian settlement in North Carolina, situated favorably on the Great Wagon Road of the colonial era. Bethanias narrative weaves together 250 years of history and memory, with voices from the towns white and black heritage speaking through autobiographical accounts, diaries, letters, oral histories,Photographs, and archival research.

Join local resident Beverly Hamel as she tells the story of proud Pilgrim people who journeyed into an unknown wilderness and built a communitythat would remain intact through the volatile periods of the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, slavery and the years leading to the Civil War, the Reconstruction era, and into the twentieth century.

The story of Bethania is a celebration of an enduring spirit that will never die.



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