This October-week there are lots of ancestors to remember.
Tag: Surry County NC
Via: Appalachian Magazine According to North Carolina Parks, “The mountain was mapped in 1751 by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson, father of President Thomas Jefferson.” Their mapping paved the way for private land ownership of the area and in just six years’ time, the large peak was purchased by a private individual and remained in
Great-Grandpa Wise would have been 361 years old this week!
Pilot Mountain in Surry County, NC, has special significance in our family history.