Community Annnouncements for the week of November 1, 2012 Historical Society of Topsail Island to host author and Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick

Historical Society of Topsail Island to Host Author and Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick

Special Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick who is a Burgaw native has taken on the challenge of tracing the history of the Pender County region down to its roots. He has written and published a chronicle of his findings in a new hardback book entitled “Born in Reconstruction: The Story of Pender County.” Beginning with the expedition of Verrazano into the Cape Fear River in 1524 and following through the development of the region, the birth of Pender, and its growth into the 21st century, Judge Trawick has created the first comprehensive book-length survey of the county since 1947. The Historical Society of Topsail Island will have Trawick as its speaker on Thursday, November 8. The public is invited to join with HSTI members for a catered meal at 11:30 a.m. followed by Judge Trawick’s presentation. The event will be at the Assembly Building, 720 Channel Blvd. in Topsail Beach. Reservations for the meal which will be prepared by the Beach Shop and Grill must be made by calling Jane Combs 328-2327 by Friday, November 2. The cost of the meal is $10 ($9 for 70 and older).

Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 13:07 PM.

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Historical Society of Topsail Island to Host Author and Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick

Special Superior Court Judge Gary Trawick who is a Burgaw native has taken on the challenge of tracing the history of the Pender County region down to its roots. He has written and published a chronicle of his findings in a new hardback book entitled “Born in Reconstruction: The Story of Pender County.” 

Beginning with the expedition of Verrazano into the Cape Fear River in 1524 and following through the development of the region, the birth of Pender, and its growth into the 21st century, Judge Trawick has created the first comprehensive book-length survey of the county since 1947. 

The Historical Society of Topsail Island will have Trawick as its speaker on Thursday, November 8. The public is invited to join with HSTI members for a catered meal at 11:30 a.m. followed by Judge Trawick’s presentation. The event will be at the Assembly Building, 720 Channel Blvd. in Topsail Beach. Reservations for the meal which will be prepared by the Beach Shop and Grill must be made by calling Jane Combs 328-2327 by Friday, November 2. The cost of the meal is $10 ($9 for 70 and older).

 


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