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Tuesday, October 7, 1980-KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Page 3A
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HAMBRIGHT DESCENDANT WAS IN "ORIGINAL DRAMA - -
Myers Hambright, above, KM teacher as pictured in the 1951
program of “Then Conquer We Must.” portrayed his illustrious
ancestor, Col. William Frederick Hambright. The Kings Moun-
tain Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, is named
for Col. Hambright.
Photo Courtesy Philip Baker
MAJOR WINSTON - This young fellow played Major Winston
in the original “Then Conquer We Must” in 1951. Look closely
and you will recognize him as Jerry King, Director of the Kings
Mountain Economic Development Office, and Company
Manager of this year's drama.
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celebration at what is now Central School...
AUTHOR OF ORIGINAL DRAMA — The late Robert B. Osborne,
pictured in the 1951 program of the historical drama, was
author of “Then Conquer We Must,” which was revised this
year by former Herald Editor Tom Mcintyre. The outdoor
drama continues tonight and Wednesday in the amphitheatre
of KM National Military Park.
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ATTENDED 1880 CELEBRATION-John Larkin Hicks, born
1854, died May 2. 1908, and a former Gastonia Police Chief, at-
tended the 1880 Kings Mountain Celebration. He is related to a
number of former Kings Mountain citizens. He was father of
Laura Summitt and Margaret Ellen Hicks Hill and grandfather
of Mrs. Barbara Hill Stroupe of Cherryville, formerly of Kings