The Packet 2003-2005

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • The President's Report

  • Note from the Editor

  • Fall Meeting to be held October 20th

  • Christmas In Historic Chatham

  • Chris Smith Resigns

  • Correction Regarding Heritage Book

  • Herman and Helen Melton Move 

  • Herman and Helen Melton Historical Fund Formed with DPC Foundation

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Calland Cemetery to be Restored

  • A WWII-Era Letter from Sgt. William Yeatts

  • History Within A Day’s Drive

  • Family Queries: Brumfield and Whitehead

  • Property Queries: Maud Carter Clement’s Former Home

  • Pittsylvania Historical Society Publications

  • Membership Information.

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • Retiring President’s Report

  • New President’s Report

  • Winter Meeting to be held January 19th

  • Danville Civil War Encampment

  • Gifts to PHS Tax-Deductible

  • Remember to Renew

  • Corrections

  • Heritage Book Deadline Extended

  • Whitmell Farm Life School Materials Loaned to PHS

  • New Board & Committee Members Announced

  • PHS Restores Historic Books

  • Deadline for Submissions 

  • Fashion Advice from a 1903 Pittsylvania Tribune

  • Dolley Madison and The Coles Family of Virginia 

  • Pittsylvania County’s Communities in The 1880's: Part I

  • Pittsylvania Historical Society Publications

  • Membership Information

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • President's Report

  • Spring Meeting April 19th

  • Virginia Garden Week

  • “The Meadows” Bus Tour 

  • Blossom’s Garden Party 

  • Red Dot Means Renew

  • New Ways to Order PHS Books

  • Deadline For Submission 

  • History & Genealogy at the Chatham Library

  • Pittsylvania’s Missing Confederate Cannons

  • Genealogy Query: The White Family

  • Architectural Query: Poindexter-Wood Carpenter House

  • Publications For Sale

  • Membership Information

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • President's Report

  • Note from the Editor

  • Special Thanks to Our Patrons

  • Summer Picnic: July 19th

  • Callands Festival: October 2nd

  • Deadline For Submissions 

  • Pittsylvania and Henry County Poor House Farms

  • An Unusual Will

  • The Last Five Hangings in Pittsylvania County

  • Pittsylvania County’s Communities in the 1880's: Part II

  • Picture of the Past: Selling War Bonds

  • Genealogy Query: Ingram/Dodson

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale

  • Membership Information

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • President’s Report

  • Note from the Editor

  • Callands Festival: October 2nd

  • Fall Meeting: October 18th

  • Parade: November 28th

  • Christmas in Historic Chatham: December 2nd-3rd

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Reprint of Herman Melton’s Mill Books

  • Some Recollections of My Grandfather

  • Local Lady Leads the Way

  • Going to the Store

  • A Couple of Old Car Stories

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale

  • Membership Information

Table of Contents

  • Our Administration

  • President's Report

  • Notes from the Editor

  • Winter Meeting: January 20th

  • Deadline for Submissions

  • Spring Bus Tour: April 9th

  • Board Member Mack Doss Honored

  • Callands Clerk’s Office is Historic Gem

  • Blandwood

  • Mysterious Millner Imprisoned in New York

  • Publications, Etc. for Sale.

  • Membership Information