STEELE CREEK NEWS
Historical Society Meets Monthly; Christmas Feast is November 27
2006) The next meeting of the Steele Creek Historical and
Genealogical Society will be on Monday, November 27 at 6:00 P.M. at the
Family Life Center at Central Steele
Creek Presbyterian Church (corner of S Tryon Street and Westinghouse
Blvd). This is the Society's annual Christmas meeting and feast.
The special guest
will be Ms. Lisa Gray from the Charlotte Trolley System. Ms. Gray
will give a brief history of the trolley system. The first trolley
system operated in Charlotte from 1893 until it was discontinued in
1938. She will also have information on the new system, its current
progress, and its projected future expansion.
The society will be
providing the meat and drinks for the Christmas feast. Please call
704-588-4805 and leave a message as to how many people are attending
so that organizers can estimate how much meat to provide. Also
remember to bring a covered dish or dessert to be shared.
The next meeting will
be at the Steele Creek Library (13620 Steele Creek Road) on January
The Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society meets on the
last Monday of each month, except July and December. All meetings
are at the Steele Creek Branch Library except for the November
Christmas feast and when the library is unavailable due to early
voting. These meetings are at Central
Steele Creek Presbyterian Church. Meetings begin at at 7:00 P.M.
except for special times set for a function (such as the Christmas
feast, which begins at 6:00 P.M.).
Each meeting features
a guest speaker. Presentations cover various topics involving the
history of Mecklenburg and York Counties, but emphasis on the Steele
The Society has
donated various photographs and other records to the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library System. These are available at
the Steele Creek Library and at the Carolina Room and the Main
Annual dues are $15.00 payable by January each year. A quarterly
newsletter, GLEANINGS, is published in January, April, July, and
October. Dues may be paid at the January meeting or sent by mail to
Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 411711
Charlotte, NC 28241
For more information on the Society and the history of Steele Creek,
Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society web site.
Linda Blackwelder to confirm meeting locations and times.