STEELE CREEK NEWS
Early History of Steele Creek Published
8, 2018) Local historian Linda Blackwelder has written and published
an Early History of the Steele Creek Community. It primarily covers
families from original settlers up to the Civil War but also
covers Native Americans as well as early stores, businesses, churches, and schools.
Linda has spent over 40 years researching Steele Creek people and its
history and is a virtual encyclopedia of Steele Creek information. She
has lived in Steele Creek for 56 years. She founded and was the
first president of Steele Creek Residents Association and started
the Land Use Committee to monitor rezonings in the community. In
started the Steele Creek Historical and Genealogy Society,
which is still meeting. She was Editor of the Society's
Gleanings newsletter for 19 years. She has served as president of Steele Creek
Elementary and Kennedy Junior High PTAs. She also wrote a history of
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church in 1980.
She wrote the
Steele Creek History Quiz, which is available on this web site.
If you are interested in obtaining a copy, please contact Linda
by email or telephone. The cost is $27.00. You can arrange to pick
up a copy at her house or if you live in the neighborhood, she may
be able to meet you or leave it at your church. If you want it
mailed, an additional $4.00 is added for postage and packaging, for
a mailing total of $31.00.
12103 Regent Ridge Lane
The book is footnoted, indexed and has a bibliography of sources
used to write the history. The following is its Table of Contents.
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