a delightful writer is a treat; to find an
excellent teacher is a treasure. But to
find both a capable writer and an inspiring teacher in
one person is indeed rare! I have been blessed
to find this exceptional combination in Belinda
Anderson. She's been a part of my life for four
years and I am the richer for it."
--Genevieve Sowards Gillen
Dec 1, 2018, 10
highly anticipated Volume 5 of the series,
“Alderson: History Highlights and Tantalizing
Tidbits” has just been released. Researched and
written by Belinda Anderson, this volume has the
sub-title “A Town of Industrious People” and features a
family of store owners; the sales innovation of cash and
carry stores; the lumber trade; the daughter of a three
time presidential candidate; architect Walter F.
Martens; Dr. Eldridge H. Campbell, Jr. and much more.
Each volume has focused on a different aspect of this
historic town and people eagerly await the next
volume. A project of Alderson Main Street, the
booklets make great gifts especially for an Aldersonian
who lives away.
An autographed copy is especially nice and author
Belinda Anderson will be signing copies at Alderson’s
Store on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 a.m. until
noon. Anderson’s other books including “Jackson
vs. Witchy Wanda: Making Kid Soup”; “Buckle Up,
Buttercup”; “The Well Ain’t Dry Yet”; and “The Bingo
Cheaters” will also be available for purchase and can be