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1. Earliest Warde Records

Did “the phony king of England” assault my ancestors wife/wife’s mother?!?!   

Richard De La Warde is the first ancestor i can find much record of. Born in England in the year 1040, he went on to become the Noble Captain of the Guards for William the Conqueror of Normandy! 416 more words

North Carolina-Watauga County-November 30

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-November 30

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 252 more words

North Carolina

Annual Events: GHOST TRAIN at TWEETSIE RAILROAD, Blowing Rock

Fall weekends in the High Country just aren’t complete without the mournful wail of the haunted Ghost Train and its spectral engineer Casey Bones, as they take over Tweetsie Railroad after dark! 554 more words

Family Friendly

Meet the Cast - Part 8

More of the cast from Without a Country…   Above:  Zack Guider played the part of Samuel Clark, one of Will’s brothers.  Samuel was part of the 37th North Carolina Infantry Regiment.   123 more words
Without A Country

Meet the Cast - Part 7

Our cast introductions for Without A Country continue…  We will meet some more of Will and Suzanne’s family. Above:  Dan Shoup portrays Francis Marion “France” Clark, one of Will’s brothers. 75 more words
Without A Country

Meet the Cast - Part 4

The introduction to the cast of Without A Country continues… Above:   Michael DeSplinter played the part of Harrison Aldridge, the famous Watauga County bear hunter who killed over a hundred bears.   150 more words
Civil War