Children can plant flowers at China Grove Roller Mill open house

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 15, 2012

By Shavonne Potts
spotts@salisburypost.com
CHINA GROVE — The Historical Society of South Rowan will hold its May open house where children are invited to plant a flower and paint a pot of their own.
The event will be held at the China Grove Roller Mill Museum on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Children can paint a pot of their own design at the museum. Students from South Rowan High School’s art department will be available to assist.
No fees or reservations are required for this event.
Goodman Farm Supply is providing the pots, soil and flowers for planting.
Tours of the Roller Mill are also available during the open house.
The museum will also display original artwork from local high school students.
The exhibit is provided in cooperation with South Rowan High School’s art department, which is directed by Jackie Elliott and Wayne Freeman.
The China Grove Roller Mill tells the story of the south Rowan area from China Grove’s beginnings as a commercial center for the agricultural community surrounding it.
For 100 years, the China Grove Roller Mill was in continuous operation and was a meeting place for the agricultural community surrounding the town of China Grove.
The story of the community and the Roller Mill are told in pictorial exhibits, artifact displays and video.
The museum is located on North Main Street in China Grove next to Community One Bank.
For more information or to reserve the museum call Barbara Doby at 704-433-3912.

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