Jan Parson

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Are you looking for a way to add some fun and excitement to your fall?  If so, the Kinston, North Carolina Chamber of Commerce has come up with a great tour filled with history, food and maybe a spooky moment or two!  Jan Parson the Lenoir County Director of Events and Programs shared, “Spend a […]

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Civil War History in Kinston

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The Civil War took its toll on the town of Kinston, North Carolina.  Jan Parson of the Kinston Chamber of Commerce shared information on the hosted tour I was part of.  Jan explained that the state of North Carolina was really on the fence when it came to the War.  “We didn’t want to be in the war.  […]

Kinston's Tobacco Barns

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As a farmer’s wife, when I see art representing agriculture, it catches my attention.  On a recent hosted trip to Kinston, I saw these beautiful sculpture called  Kinston’s Tobacco Barns.  The sculpture was built in honor of Kinston’s rich tobacco history. Tobacco history n Kinston is noted all the way back to 1759, when the General Assembly of North […]