Herbert Paschal talk on Bath history
Date: 1960 |
One of the people active in the preservation of Bath history was Herbert R. Paschal. Paschal had been approached by the groups organizing the 250th anniversary celebrations about writing a history of Bath, which he wrote in a few months and which remained for many years the standard history of the town. Paschal became a professor of history at East Carolina College (now East Carolina University) in 1955 with a specialty in colonial North Carolina history. The following is an undated talk prepared, most likely, for presentation to a group coming to visit Bath either during the period of its restoration or soon after restoration had been completed. more...