Why the New Bern Post?
A few months ago, our family had the honor of welcoming Historian David Cecelski to our family farm in Pamlico County. Dr. Cecelski has authored numerous award-winning books including one of my favorites The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves’ Civil War. It was an amazing day sharing the history of my maternal family and hearing his wisdom and insights about the local history of this region. As hours passed, Dr. Cecelski narrowed our discussion to an interesting piece of my family’s history. It centered on my maternal grandfather, Frederick Douglas Fisher who was born in 1891 and his love for education but most specificallyRead More →