Trading Ford associationís barbecue dinner is Monday
The Trading Ford Historic District Preservation Association invites the public to its 9th annual Bodacious Barbeque at Booneís Cave in the Churchland vicinity of Davidson county.
The picnic will be Monday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. in the parkís picnic shelter (rain or shine). Everyone is welcome at this free event. Hot dogs, hamburgers, fixings and drinks will be provided. Guests are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.
The eveningís program will feature Randell Jones, author of ěBefore They Were Heroes at Kingís Mountain,î who will tell the story of the Yadkin Valley militia in 1780 during the Revolutionary War.
Jones has also written ěIn the Footsteps of Daniel Booneî and ěIn the Footsteps of Davy Crockett,î and co-edited a book of writings by Dr. H.G. Jones (no relation), ěScoundrels, Rogues and Heroes of the Old North State,î and has won several awards.
He is a past president of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, and an invited member of the Road Scholars Speakersí Bureau of the N.C. Humanities Council. As not only author but storyteller, he is in demand as a speaker.
To reach Booneís Cave park from Salisbury, take U.S. 29/Salisbury Avenue through Spencer and cross the Yadkin River. Turn left immediately onto Old Salisbury Road. Go 1.2 miles to N.C. 150 East. Turn left. Go 4.6 miles to Booneís Cave Road (just past Churchland Baptist Church on left). Turn left. Go 3.9 miles to the picnic shelter at the end of the road.
For further information, please visit www.trading-ford.org online or call 704-633-3125.