Duplin times progress sentinel. (Kenansville, N.C.) 1963-current, March 24, 1983, Page 17, Image 17
I AST DUPLIN SOFTBALL TEAM The Lady Panthers >ftball team for 1983 is pictured above, standing, left to ght. Coach Jerrv Hunter, scorekeeper Debra Strickland, lichelle Brown, Beverly Waters, Karen Lewis, Penny Farland. Angie Pickett. Ginger Lewis and Angie Griffin. Kneeling. Wendy Whaley. Candy Gross. Robin Kennedy. Mary Hunt. Selena Kennedy. Faye Grady. Dena Kennedy and Kathy Murphy. Along ?ho Way ?? Imlly Klllotto I Glimpses of Duplin's ^nistory are all around our Hrounty. We hear history in Hiur names and read it along Hhc county roadsides on his Horical markers. I Duplin received its fourth ? Mtate historical highway FWiarker in January of 1941 ?Aonoring William Houston. H'he January 30. 1941 issue of HfHF DUPLIN TIMES an ^Riounced the erection of the Historical marker on High Hsav 11 two miles north of ^Kenansville. I William Houston was a Hoirgeon and apothecary redited with efforts to colo the area of New Hanover Hgound his home on the PHortheast Cape Fear River. IWouston's home on the river Hvas named Soracte after a Hnountain in Italy on which ^fhc ancient Temple of Apollo Hsas built. The name Soracte ^Kventually blended into ^Karecta. The historical marker* H-cads: William Houston. Hitampmaster for North [?fcirolina. 1765. Resigned I^^iring demonstration in "? Vilmin^ton against stamp ict. A physician at Sarecta. our miles east. According to the January 10. 1941 publication. William fouston was appointed tamp distributor without his icrmission. And. as stamp naster Houston became ex remely unpopular. Images if Houston were hanged and feirncd in Wilmington, New Jern and Fayetteville before Hie publicly resigned Novem Ker. 16. 1765. one month ^?ftcr his appointment. I Houston came to Duplin ^Between 1737 and 1748. He ^kerved as a member of the ^Lencrat Assembly from H)uplin during 1751-61. Dur Hng 1768. Houston was ap jHiointed justice of the peace ^^Duplin and served again in f' /1, i / / / ana i int. ouston also served as lairman of the Court artial. The duties of the urt martial were to capture iries and deserters. James enan and Joseph Dickson rved on the Court Martial itli Houston. Duplin County has eleven storical highway markers, eluded among the markers *,^e: the Battle of Rockfish. James Kenan. Grove KChurch. Hugh McAden. Thomas O. Larkin, B.Confederate Arms Factory, '?Samson L. Faison and William Houston. Battle of Rockfish. The British under Major Craig defeated the North Carolina ' militia. August 2. 1781, 300 ^ards southeast. The marker * located on Highway 11 near Rockfish Creek bridge. James Kenan. Revolu tionary leader, member of Provincial Congresses, Con ventions 1788-89: militia Brigadier General; Trustee of University. Grave two .. miles north. The marker is located at Baltic, between ? Clinton and Warsaw on Highway 24. ? Grove Church. Presby Wrian. First Church founded by Scotch-Irish who settled here about 1736. The Grove church marker stands across from the chapel located in Kenansville on Highways 24 and 50. Hugh McAden. Presby terian preacher of note and founder of churches. Once lived nearby. He later moved to Caswell County where he ^as buried in 1781. The marker is located near McAden's home site about k one mile east of Kcnansville on Highway 24. Thos. O. Larkin. Was U.S. Consul at Monterey. Cal., 1844-1848. Played part in winning California for the United States. Home 1825-29 was nearby. The Larkin marker is located on High way 41 between the old Bonev Mill and Wallace. Confederate Arms Fac tory. Stood here. Made bowie knives, sabor-bavo nets. and other small arms. Destroyed by Federal Calvary. July 4, 1863. The Confederate Arms Factory marker is located on the western edge of Kenansville on Highway 11. Samson L. Faison. Briga dier General. U.S. Army in World War I. Decorated for helping break the Hinden burgh Line. His birthplace is 350 yards northwest. The marker is located in the town of Faison on Highway 117. .The last three historical markers placed in Duplin County are Liberty Hall in Kenansville. Rockfish Church on Highway 41 near Wallace, and James Sprunt on Highway 24 near Kenans ville. The earthworm is often known by several othei names, including fishworm, angleworm or night crawler. TOBACCO COURSE - Rodney Smith of Route 1. Pink Hill, is one of 53 young tobacco farmers who attended a tobacco short course conducted by the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service with the assistance of a grant-in-aid from Philip Morris. USA. O. Witcher Dudley III, vice president, leaf, Philip Morris. USA (right) and Dr. Chester Black, associate dean and director. NC Agri cultural Extension Service (left) presented certificates to those who completed the four-day course. The group made an all-day bus trip to Richmond. 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