#SaveTheDate: Meet Dr. and Mrs. Morrison on Tuesday, April 24. Jim and Ann Williams will portray the Reverend and Mrs. Robert Hall Morrison. Dr. Morrison was a leading Presbyterian minister in NC and was the founder of Charlotte First Presbyterian Church. In 1837, he founded Davidson College, convincing the Presbytery to support it, raising the money, choosing the land and supervising the construction, curriculum and enrollment. He served as the first College President and one of the first two professors. You will be able to meet and talk with Dr. Morrison and his wife Mary, the daughter of General Joseph Graham, a wealthy Lincoln County businessman.
The Williams have been volunteers in the Charlotte history community for many years, researching events and people of the past to enable them to present in costume an accurate interpretation of history. Their first-person programs are always very popular and we are pleased to have them return to Matthews.
The meeting will be held at the Matthews Woman’s Club, 208 South Trade Street. Free to members of the Foundation, $5 charge for non-members. The program will begin at 7:15 p.m. with a reception starting at 7:00 p.m. Call 704-846-6693 for meeting information.