A member of the local Wiregrass Chapter traveled 60 miles to put on a program three weeks ago. At that time, he also received two keepsake pieces to celebrate his work for historic preservation.
Steve Burke journeyed to Thomson on Saturday, March 12, for the purpose of speaking to the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter local to the area. While there, he delivered a special talk on survival techniques for living off the land.
The Captain John Wilson Chapter, upon the conclusion of Burke’s program, then bestowed to Burke the DAR Excellence in Historic Preservation Certificate and Medal.
The meeting took place at 10 a.m. inside the McDuffie Museum in downtown Thomson and featured a special invitation to members of the community to join in “a history lover’s morning at the museum.”