The Packet 1996-2003

Table of Contents

  • The President's Report

  • The February Meeting

  • Chatham's Great Fire

  • The November Meeting

  • The Willow Del Commissary

  • New Opportunities For Historical Researchers

  • Coming Attractions 

  • The Border Book Club

  • February 1996 Queries

  • Gleanings From Our Readers

  • Pittsylvania Remembrances

  • A Scrap From The Files

  • Pittsylvania Historical Society Publications

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  • The President's Report

  • The May Meeting

  • The Origin of Pittsylvania's Kudzu

  • Pittsylvania Remembrances

  • The Border Book Club

  • An Urgent Request

  • Hard Choices on the Homefront

  • May 1996 Queries

  • The Lord is My Archivist

  • If You Were Born Before 1945 

  • Coming Attractions

  • Gleanings From Our Readers

  • The Gravesite of Thomas Jones Sr. 

  • The Mill on the Great Rock

  • Chatham Grays' Roll Book 

  • Pickeral's Crossing

  • The February Meeting

  • Scraps From The Editor's Desk

  • Pittsylvania Historical Society Publications

Table of Contents

  • President's Report

  • Upcoming Events

  • October 21 Fall Meeting

  • Clerk's Office Museum Plans 

  • Reynolds Homestead Exhibits 

  • Bus Tour Focuses on Mid-1800s in Southeastern Pittsylvania County

  • Christmas in Historic Chatham

  • Train Station Grant Received 

  • Melton's New Book Tells of Crime and Punishment in Pittsylvania County

  • Sarah Mitchell Appointed Packet Editor

  • Society Acquires Valuable Publications

  • Log Tobacco Curing Barn Reconstructed

  • Tobacco Barn Replica Available

  • Pittsylvania County Jails

  • A Chatham History Quiz

  • Pittsylvania and the Beginnings of Bright Leaf

  • Genealogical Query

  • Publications For Sale

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  • President's Report

  • Note from the Editor

  • Notes from the Veterans History Project Committee

  • Notes from the Museum Committee 

  • Upcoming Events

  • Melton Publishes 6th Hardcover Book 

  • Osborne Releases 4th Book

  • Virginia Historical Inventory Available Online

  • Red Means Renew

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Housekeeping in Old Pittsylvania

  • A Revolution That Failed: Secession in Pittsylvania County

  • What was the News In the Late 1800s?

  • The Packet Mailbag

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale

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  • Our Administration

  • Happy Spring! 

  • Spring Meeting to be held April 21st

  • Virginia Garden Week

  • Blossom’s Garden Party

  • Stanley Family Reunion

  • New Directors Added to PHS Board

  • Historical Society resubmits application for Train Station Funds

  • HistoricChatham.com: Guides, Articles, Etc.

  • PittPaths.com: Natural History Information

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Mitchell Highlights Pringle Meyer’s Collection at Winter Meeting 

  • A 1914 Water Rent Bill

  • Mama Sent Me To The Spring

  • A Bit of Humor: Quotes from Sam Lovelace

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale

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  • Our Administration

  • Notes from the Editor

  • Summer Picnic to be held July 21st 

  • Saunders Family Reunion

  • Rotary Club Event: September 20th 

  • Callands Festival

  • Historic Preservation Committee Accepts Nominations

  • Interviewers, Interviewees Needed for Veterans History Project

  • Pittsylvania County Heritage Book Seeks Writers

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Civilian Conservation Corps Came to Life at Spring Meeting

  • Three Virginia Revolutionary War Heroes

  • The Menaboni Mural at Chatham Hall

  • Uncommon Generosity: Landon Fuller

  • “Cupids” Come to a Chatham Wedding

  • Property Queries

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale.

  • Membership Information