National Stanley Family Association
28th Reunion

A Return To Our New Garden Roots
June 22 & 23, 2018
Held at Jamestown Friends Meetinghouse
GPS Coordinates:  36.010679, -79.944325
509 Guilford Road
Jamestown, NC 27282-9780
(336) 454-3813

The Reunion will take place at the Jamestown Friends Meetinghouse located at the address above.  ALL activities/meals other than the tours will take place at the Jamestown Friends Meetinghouse unless specifically noted below.  See the Maps link above or Reunion Information for directions on how to get there.  Click here for the registration form.

Reunion materials may be picked up starting at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Church.  
Pre-registration by mail (in David Fawcett's hands) is required by June 6.  If you can't get the registration form to David via mail or email by June 6th, then please call him and tell him how many are coming.  This is important for assuring we have enough food to feed everyone.


Friday, June 22, 2018
10:0 a.m. - 12:00 noon NSFA Executive Board Meeting
9 a.m.; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Open:   Friends Historical Collection Research Room - Guilford College;    Hege Library research room open:   Friday 9-noon; 2-5 p.m., 5800 W Friendly Ave. www.archives@guilford.edu
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. NSFA Registration and check-in and visiting begins.
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner at Jamestown Friends Meetinghouse
7:00 - 7:30 p.m. WELCOME - President, Marc Conrad
•  Reunion Schedule
•  Table introductions of members/attendees - each table will take turns with members introducing themselves/families and briefly tell where they are from and their line of descension from Thomas1 Stanley.
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Speaker:  Don W Stanley - "I Inherited Grandmas's Stuff, Now What?" - Preserving and Sharing Family Photos, Memorabilia and Genealogy Records.
8:30 - 9:00 p.m. Visiting between cousins - maybe piano playing and sing-a-long?
Saturday, June 23, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Registration table open
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon NSFA Group Tour - Underground Railroad Tour - Gather at Jamestown Friends Meetinghouse to car pool to Guilford College for the on-campus Underground Railroad Tour starting at 9:00 a.m.   Limited parking available on the site.   Bring walking sticks for the tour if you have them - you might find it helpful.   Is a well cleared path to walk.  The Tour lasts about 1.5 hours and is 6 tenths of a mile roundtrip.  It includes uneven surfaces, easy walk, slight inclines with an accessible viewing platform and seating at the end. If you want to go on this tour, please indicate that on your registration form.  Click here for more tour information.  This is primarily a walking tour.  
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. NSFA Business Meeting
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. NSFA Group Picture (Everyone including you!!)
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Free Time. Visit with cousins and maybe a sing-a-long if you like to sing.
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Speaker:  Marc Conrad, NSFA Pres. - "Genealogical Search, Finding Information - Family Search: a free resource"
6:00 - 7:15 p.m. Buffet Dinner
7:15 - 8:00 p.m. Speaker:  Dr. Adrienne M Israel, PhD - "Joshua and Abigail Stanley:  In Perilous Times on the Underground Railroad"
8:00 - ??? p.m. Closing of reunion and saying our "Good Byes" until next year

Note:  There will be tables available to display your
memorabilia: i.e. pictures, charts, books, etc.

The Stanley Store will be open: Friday aprox. 4-close and Saturday 9-close