DigitalNC recently digitized a number of documents from Stanly County Museum’s collection that pertain to former slaves of Dr. Kron’s daughters. See the announcement in DigitalNC’s blog.
Other recently digitized content include two Kingville High School Yearbooks (1956 and 1957) and a ledger from the Wall Brothers (1908-1925) tha [...]
Have you ever visualized what your picturesque fall day would look and feel like? Sunday November 2nd felt like my perfect vision had come to full fruition. The weather was a high 53 F* and the wind blew ever so sightly, every two-to-three minutes. That fall, cool, crisp air… there is something placid and fresh, when breathing that fall [...]
After a cold and rainy day on Saturday, November 1, the sun came out and provided a cool, crisp fall Sunday for the annual Morrow Mountain Old Fashion Day. Elena Smith, intern, and Joyce Lambert, volunteer, were on hand to represent the Stanly County Museum and Stanly County Historical Society as interpreters at the Kron home site.
On exhibit [...]
Dr. Francis Joseph Kron—1798 -1883
The home of pioneer physician, Dr. Francis Joseph Kron, sits on a picturesque hillside in Morrow Mountain State Park. The Kron family named their plantation Attaway Hill and referred to it in the manner in all correspondence. Dr. Kron purchased the home site in 1834. The original site contained 234 acres onc [...]