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Metcalfe Station
of the
Lawndale Railroad

Now open Sundays 2-4 pm
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Lawndale Museum Schedule

June-October, Sundays 2-4 PM
or by Appointment
call 704-538-9304

119 Piedmont Drive, Lawndale NC 28090

info@lawndalenc.org for more.

Metcalfe Postcards: Similar to the scene below or click here. Available at the Shelby Shopper office or contact us.

New Book available now. Click to inquire. $15.00 + $3.00 S&H Click for Cover Image
Contact Theresa Lowe email or 704-538-9304.

"Deer Wife"
Civil War Letters of David Johnson, Co. B, 11th Regt. Inf., NC, CSA (It is Deer) not misspelled.
28 to 30 CW letters written between Jan. & June 1864. Most of them from David Johnson to his wife Susanah and children. Also David's service records, Susanah's pension application, letters from Susanah to her children later in life, and some information about the places and things in the letters. Spelling and wording has been kept as in the letters. Punctuation and Capitalization has been inserted as needed to make the letters readable.
Includes some information on life in that era and ecollections from her family by Great Granddaughter Dot Lee. - edited by Theresa Lowe

Letters donated by Johnson's Great Granddaughter Dot B. Lee, of Lawndale, NC. Dot so graciously donated about fourteen of these letters to the LHS and retained the others but has allowed permission to use and publish not only those she donated but also the others she kept. See display new for 2010.

Event News:

North Carolina ECHO project pages on Lawndale Museum.
Lawndale Centennial Celebration
November 29, 2003 Click here for Photos >>

The Lawndale Historical Society began in 1993 and the Museum on the old Piedmont School grounds was dedicated in 1995.
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