Letter from Mrs. Inglis Fletcher to Ruth Coltrane Cannon
Letter from Mrs. Inglis Fletcher to Ruth Coltrane Cannon. In a letter to Ruth Coltrane Cannon, president of the North Carolina Society for the Preservation of Antiquities (now the Historic Preservation Society of North Carolina) misdated September 7th rather than October 7th, 1955, Inglis Fletcher both notes the success of the 250th anniversary celebration. In the tentative program for the North Carolina Society for the Preservation of Antiquities given on the second page, a report on St. Thomas Church is included. Dated Sept 7, 1955, but more likely 10-7-1955 (for opening line mentions returning from the October 1, 1955, Bath celebration.) More about the Elizabethan gardens, but describes the Bath 250th celebration as successful, with every seat for the pageant sold and not everyone able to get into the amphitheater. Tentative schedule for the December meeting of the [North Carolina Society for the Preservation of] Antiquities mentions St. Thomas Church in Bath.more...
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