EAST BEND — Ann Shelton Black, of Yadkinville, will ship the annual Richmond Pearson lecture on Saturday, July 17, at 1:30 p.m., at Historic Richmond Hill Nature Park, 4641 Regulation College Highway. She’s going to evaluate the life and instances of Margaret McClung Williams (1814-1855), the primary spouse of NC Supreme Court docket Chief Justice Richmond Mumford Pearson (1805-1878).
Black will describe Mrs. Pearson’s youth in Knoxville, Tennessee, her courtship and marriage to Choose Pearson, the start of their 10 youngsters, plantation life at Richmond Hill, and the mysterious sickness which led to her loss of life.
Black can also be a local of Knoxville and a long-time resident of Yadkin County. In 2001 she graduated from Salem Faculty with a bachelor’s diploma in psychology. She serves because the secretary of the Joint Board of Administrators for the Yadkin County Historic Society and Charles Bruce Davis Museum. In 2014, she printed The Therapeutic of Ivy Rose and served because the editor of The Journal of the Yadkin County Historic Society. In 2021, she reprinted the S. Carter Williams e book, Yadkin County Document E-book 1939.
The Yadkin County Historic Society, Charles Bruce Davis Museum and Historic Richmond Hill Regulation College Fee will sponsor this occasion, which is free and open to the general public. For extra data, contact Andrew Mackie at 336-428-8471 or firstname.lastname@example.org.