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Keith Parker To Discuss McGaha Chapel As History Sessions Resume


September 7, 2017

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McGaha Chapel

Transylvania County Historical Society's final Sunday Speaker presentation of the season will take place on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. at the McGaha Chapel. G. Keith Parker, Ph.D., local author and historian, will present a talk on the background of the church and settlers in the surrounding area focusing on the Civil War and Reconstruction time.

Parker and his daughter, Leslie Borhaug, wrote an award-winning book on the area "Sons of Mercy and Justice, A Transylvania Story."

The historic McGaha Chapel was completed in 1872 during the difficult Reconstruction period following the Civil...

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