Conner presents information on oral history project

Published 6:15 pm Friday, April 12, 2013

“The Polk County Historical Association’s Oral History Project” will be presented by Anna Pack Conner for the

Anna Conner

Anna Conner

Tryon Garden Club’s general meeting on Wednesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Polk County Historical Museum, 60 Walker St. Columbus, NC.

Conner was born in Polk County and graduated from Tryon High School and received a degree from Woman’s College which is now UNC Greensboro. She taught high school business education for 30 years.

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Her active community participation included serving on the boards of Tryon Little Theater, Tryon Fine Arts Center and as president of AAUW.

Conner is president of the Polk County Historical Association and plans their programs. She has published two books: “Tryon: An Illustrated History and “To Seem or to Be” a book of poetry and short stories. At the present time she is working on a history of Polk County Schools.

Interested members of the community are invited to attend and to tour the museum following the program.

– article submitted by Joy Soderquist