April 14, 2024: Bob Wood Features Accounts of Blacksmith as Insight into 18th Century Life


Join Bob Wood on Sunday, April 14 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. for another of his popular history talks providing insight into the area's culture and way of life. 

April 14: Translations from the 1794-1804 Business Accounts of Johannes Markley, Blacksmith—A Primary Source about Life in Late 18th Century New Hanover.

The pages give an unquestionable record of who’s-who in the Fagleysville area in 1794 and the goods they purchased. If someone needed such things as apple trees, lime, indigo, shoe leather, mill parts, axes and all manner of blacksmith work—Johannes Markley was the man to see.

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