N.C. genealogical society to hold spring swap meet


The Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties, N.C., will hold its annual Spring Swap Meeting on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Francisco Community Building located at 7104 NC Highway 89W, Westfield, N.C.

People bring their genealogy materials, photographs, scrapbooks and other findings to this event to “share and compare” with other attendees. Tables will be available to display materials. Expect to meet a cousin or two and possibly break down a “brick wall.”

The GSRS copier will be available for a modest fee. Light refreshments will be available. Genealogical books and past journals will be available for purchase, some at reduced prices.

The drawing for the winner of the two Stokes County Heritage Books, rare Volume I and Volume II, will be held this day. The winner does not have to be present. Tickets may be ordered from Sandra C. Turney, 2394 Brown Mountain Road, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041. They are $2 each or three for $5, six for $10, etc. Include your name, address, number of tickets you wish to purchase and payment. Tickets  will also be available at the swap.