Letter from James T. Cheatham III to W. Keats Sparrow
Date: Nov. 27 2001 |
Business letter from James T. Cheatham III, president of the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, to W. Keats Sparrow, historian of the same, enclosing a check for the Joel Lane Museum House and discussing the design of a plaque for Moores Creek. The Joel Lane House, built in 1769, is a historic restored home and museum located in Raleigh, North Carolina; and is named for colonist Joel Lane. Joel Lane is often called “The Father of Raleigh” because he facilitated the location of North Carolina’s capital city on his land in 1792. Moores Creek is a Revolutionary War era battlefield in Pender County, North Carolina that was established as a National Military Park in 1926 and was designated as a National Battlefield in 1980. more...