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The History of Bennett College

AUTHOR:  JC Knowles (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) On July 23, 1873, a local newspaper announced the opening of a “Normal College for the education of colored teachers” in Greensboro, North Carolina. The school was founded through the motivation...

Noah Wyrick’s Civil War Experience

SUBMITTED BY:  Rick Pardue (edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter) The Wyrick family’s name was at first spelled “Wirick.” [Both spellings appear in historical records.] It’s a German name that was changed over time; German engravings are present on some of the...

“War Veteran is dead near here”

SUBMITTED BY:  Linda D. Gibbs Obituary from the July 11, 1925 Greensboro Record (Greensboro, N.C.): WAR VETERAN IS DEAD NEAR HERE–J.B. Callahan Died Saturday Morning in Stokesdale at Ripe Old Age of 93—J.B. Callahan died at the home of his son, E.O....

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