BHS Class of 1950

B.S. Wake Forest University,

Master’s Univeristy of Virginia

Honorary Doctorate Limestone College

Noted historian – American Revolution

Author – over 26 books

Founder of Cherokee Historical and preservation Society (CHAPS)

Numerous awards for historical research and preservation Order of the Palmetto

“The war for our country’s independence was won in South Carolina. Without what happened here, we would still be drinking our tea and saluting the queen.”