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"Recollections of Moore's Springs" Screening + Oral History Introduction

Royce Moore was a colorful character, whose family opened Moore's Springs in Danbury. He grew up at the Moore's Springs Hotel a delightful interview with Royce Moore, who grew up at the Moore’s Springs Resort Hotel in Stokes County in the early 1900s. Mr. Moore was 99 years old when this interview was filmed for the Stokes County Historical Society in 2009. This will be the kick off and introduction to oral history collecting for “The Lilies Project”, a National Creative Placemaking Fund Project, celebrating history, environmental awareness and art for Stokes County. Free and open to the public.

After the film, we will collect information about what research is already underway in Stokes County ranging from early settlement in the area through current day stories. We plan to map out information to see what we already have, where they overlap and what stories are missing.  Use these forms to share your ideas on what stories you would like to explore. 

We may share this mini documentary by Christine Rucker featuring Tony McGee. 

Profile on local grass roots trail builder, Tony McGee. McGee turns to community of bikers and outdoor enthusiast to create a 9 mile trail on back side of Sauratown Mtns. in Stokes County, NC.

For new audio collections, we plan to use StoryCorps DIY App and create community pages that are easily accessible. 

Are you ready to dive in now? These are a few online resources to get started. 

Earlier Event: March 17
Clean The Cove - Lilies Planning