Brenda Haworth will the featured speaker and she will discuss Quaker Women.
Haworth has been doing genealogy and specifically Quaker genealogy for about 45 years. Her Quaker roots are in her mother’s family in Randolph County and her husband has Quaker roots in Guilford County. She’s responsible for the Museum of Old Domestic Life at Springfield Meeting, 555 E. Springfield Road, High Point. It’s an historic Quaker meeting house built in 1858, filled with the everyday items necessary to 19th-century rural life in a Quaker community and includes displays for cloth making, shoe making, cooking and farming.
“Every item in the museum has a story and I want to know each and every one,” Haworth said. “I also want to know about the people who used all those items. My talk is about five Quaker ladies of the 19th and 20th centuries and the different paths they took. The group will recognize at least three of these ladies and I’m expecting their participation in the program.”
This program is free and open to all.
The Museum Guild welcomes new members to join and support the High Point Museum. Annual dues are $25 which helps to fund wonderful programs which are free except for the field trips as well as other Museum projects and exhibits.
The High Point Museum, a division of the High Point Public Library, is dedicated to sharing Greater High Point’s history, providing perspective for current issues, and strengthening the sense of community.
The City of High Point aims to serve as the catalyst for bringing together the community’s human, economic and civic resources for the purpose of creating the single most livable, safe and prosperous community in America. For more information on the City, visit www.highpointnc.gov