Belmont history on display Network After Work
Local history will be on display, along with business networking and great food and drink, when the Belmont Historical Society hosts Chamber members and friends for Network After Work on Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 – 7 p.m. The address is 40 Catawba St., Belmont, NC 28012.
On exhibit will be vintage garments, hats and jewelry from the 1920s made by Melva Gullick Neal, who later was principal at Belmont Central Elementary. Also on display will be minutes from the first Board meeting for founding Belmont’s first textile mill, the Chronicle, on Feb. 26, 1901, plus the will of Larkin Stowe, who founded the third mill in Gaston County in the Gaither Road area on the South Point peninsula in 1848, and the community around it that became known as Stowesville.
Thousands of other historical treasures from Belmont’s past also are on exhibit, in addition to a completely furnished 1920s mill village house on the premises.
There’s no cost to attend Chamber Network After Work receptions, and non-members interested in the Chamber or the Belmont Historical Society are welcome. More info at www.montcrossareachamber.com
Please register above.
Belmont Historical Society
Our motto is "Preserving the past for the sake of the future". The Belmont Historical Society, Inc. (BHS) is dedicated to preserving the history of the city of Belmont NC and its immediate surrounding area. The BHS is recording the places, the people, and the times from the past that have made Belmont the community that it is.