Several members of the Halifax Resolves Chapter are available to speak to your group on topics relating to history, genealogy, the Revolutionary War, the SAR, and others. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for details.

Member Name, Topics

Mark Pace:  

Librarian and Curator of the Carolina Room, Thornton Library, Oxford, NC. Historian, Genealogist, Speaker, Living History Participant, and Chapter Vice-President.

Mark has prepared programs for any group, school class, meeting, or event in your area.

Topics include:

  • A History of Granville County: The First 50 Years, 1746-1796.
  • Musings and Reflections on the Declaration of Independence and the current state of our nation in the year 1768: An in-person presentation by John Penn, American Patriot.
  • The Revolutionary War in Olde Granville County (includes present-day Granville, Warren, Franklin, and Vance Counties).
  • How to Research Your Revolutionary War Ancestor.
  • General Thomas Person: Granville County’s Revolutionary War Patriot.
  • North Carolina in Early 1776 and the Final Break With Great Britain: The March Toward Independence.

Bill Riggan:

Free Lance Paralegal, Historian, Genealogist, Registrar and Chapter President.  Bill is prepared to speak to any group, school class, meeting or event in your area.

Topics include:

  • History of the Sons of the American Revolution honoring American Patriots.
  • Getting started on your SAR application.  A beginner’s guide.
  • Genealogy and your Revolutionary War Patriot ancestor.