Posted By:Josephine Long
Subject:New Edgecombe Heritage Book off and running! Have Edgecombe County, NC roots?
Post Date:March 23, 2008 at 12:45:09
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Forum:Macon County, NC Genealogy Forum
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News release for immediate use!

New Edgecombe Heritage Book well received!

The new Edgecombe County Heritage book is off and running. Based on initial response, the new Heritage Book project has been launched! The new book will highlight Edgecombe County family stories, genealogies and photos. The majority of support has come from folk who have roots in Edgecombe, but live elsewhere. They want to become a part of the new project!

Everyone is invited to our next meeting; Mon., April 14, 6:30 PM at Lin's Super Buffet Restaurant, 1406 Western Blvd., Tarboro. Come help us preserve our Edgecombe County Heritage and History! Watch for our website, which will give all details about the new project. Meantime, you may email us at;

At its Monday, March 17 meeting, it was determined that “primary sources” should be included with the family articles. One attendee stated; “primary sources will give the stories more credibility”. Representatives from the Publisher agreed, and said that would be implemented. It was also suggested that all parts of Edgecombe County should be included. Folk in Northern Edgecombe as well as the remainder of the County will be invited to participate!

There is no charge to have your 500 word article and photo printed in the forthcoming book; Heritage of Edgecombe County, NC – 2008. In addition to family articles, chapters about Communities, churches, organizations, and military are planned. In Greene and Franklin Counties, NC, local Committees report a great there is a great response to the call for military biographies. Veterans of all conflicts are invited to submit a short article and photo (in uniform).

Submitted by Dee Long, Tarboro, NC.

Send one picture and your family, organization, school, town histories, military biographies, veteran conflict writings, etc. Announce in all your meetings and groups. Tell everyone you see!!!!!!!!!! WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!!!
The address is 204 Pescud Street, Tarboro, NC 27886. Thank you!