Holly Maxwell has been sharing some incredible finds with us from the collection of her late mother, Beverly Fairall-Maxwell—photos and mementos literally from EVERY era in Laurel’s history, including some pieces dating all the way back to the 1870s! We’ll have them scanned and added to a History Contributor page as soon as possible this summer.
History Contributor Jack Bowen shares some amazing letters from his collection, written by a Civil War soldier stationed at Laurel Factory. Jack has also transcribed some significant passages from each for easier reading—get ready to feel yourself transported to Laurel some 153 years ago.
Read about it here!