238th Anniversary Commemoration of
THE CROSSING OF THE DAN
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carole W. Troxler
“Loyalist in the Southern Back Country”
Third-Floor Banquet Room
700 Bruce Street, South Boston, VA 24592
Dr. Troxler, former professor of history at Elon University, Burlington, NC, is an accomplished scholar who has published extensively about the impact of the American Revolution in the mountains and foot hills of the southern colonies. Her works of non-fiction include The Loyalist Experience in North Carolina; Shuttle and Plow: A History of Alamance County NC; Pyle’s Defeat: Deception at the Race Path and Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina. She has also written six nonfiction books.
A native of Georgia, Troxler holds a doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a Phi Beta Kappa memberand a former Woodrow Wilson Scholar. She has received numerous book awards including the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association’s Christopher Crittenden Award.