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TuMday, October 7, ISBO-KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Pag* 3A
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The Way We Were
HAMBRIGHT DESCENDANT WAS IN ORIGINAL DRAMA -
My«rs Hambright. abov*. 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 oi the American Revolution, is named
ior Col. Hambright.
John Niedecker, special aide to President Ford, spoke at 1974 event.
Photo Courtesy Philip Baker
Crowd came by horse and biifipy to 1911
celebration at whvit is now Central School...
MAJOR WINSTON • This young fellow played Maior Winston
in the original "Then Conquer We Must" in 1951. Look closely
and you will recognise him os Jerry King. Director of the Kings
Mountoln Economic Development Office, and Company
Manager of this year's dromo.
AUTHOR OF ORIGINAL DRAMA - The lote Robert B. Osborne,
pictured in the 1951 program oi the historicol 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 Militcoy Pork.
ATTENDED 1880 CELEBRATION-John Larkin Hicks, bom
1854. died May 2.1908. and a former Gastonia Police Chief, at
tended the 1880 Kings Moimtain Celebration. He is related to a
number of former Kings Mountain citiiens. He was father oi
Laura Summitt and Margaret Ellen Hicks Hill and grandfather
oi Mrs. Barbara Hill Stroupe of Cherryville. formerly oi Kings