Posted By:David French
Subject:Learn About New Bern's Founding & Founding Families
Post Date:October 24, 2007 at 20:32:47
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Forum:Hyde County, NC Genealogy Forum
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Hi All,

Everyone is invited this coming Saturday the 27th of October to “Spend An Afternoon with Mrs. Betty Wood Thomas”, columnist for the Sun Journal and the 6th Great Granddaughter of the Baron Christopher de Graffenried, the founder of New Bern.

Mrs. Thomas will be at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library for a Question & Answer Session about the Early Settlers of the area. There will also be short photo presentation of Bern and Worb, Switzerland from Mrs. Thomas’ private collection.

You may email your questions prior to the event to Mrs. Thomas at or bring your questions to the event.

Saturday, October 27th, 2 pm
New Bern-Craven County Public Library Auditorium

We would like to thank the sponsors of this free public event:

• New Bern-Craven County Public Library
• New Bern Sun Journal
• Swiss Chalet Bakery & Cafe
• Bern Bear Gifts
• Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A.

We look forward to seeing you at the library.

All the Best,

Cousin David