History

Mary Browning, a resident of Jamestown, is a freelance writer and a professional genealogist who has focused on the history and families of Guilford County, and especially of Jamestown, for many years. She is a Neighborhood Correspondent for the Greensboro News & Record and has published articles related to the Jamestown community. Biographical information on Mary Browning may be found by clicking on Mary.

Click on the links below to read desired newspaper columns. Reprinting of any of the columns must have the permission of the News & Record and of the author. Most of the photographs appearing in her columns were taken by Mary's husband, Fred Browning, who is a far better photographer than Mary.

Potter House to be restored after fire - Potter House

Recalling events that led to historic battle - 1781 Battle

Jamestown house has rich history - Gardner-Wiley House

Three signs down in Jamestown and quite a few more to go - Three Signs

Old Jamestown building survives the test of time - Friends Meeting House

Annual Jamestown Village Fair planned - Village Fair

What would old Jimmy Parsons think now? Parsons Mill

Recalling the Old Hickory Club - Old Hickory Club

Jamestown medical building has colorful history - Madison Lindsay

Rock Engine House has interesting past - Rock Engine House

Going back in time: A visit of Jamestown in 1849 - Jamestown in 1849

James Mendenhall's mills and house deserve attention - Mendenhall Mill

Remembering the first Jamestown gold miners - Jamestown Gold mines

The Other Mendenhalls: Featured topic at annual meeting - Other Mendenhalls

Christmas tradition continues at Oakdale - Oakdale Mill