Naomi Wise Legends & Lore® Marker Dedication
North Carolina’s very first Legends & Lore marker will be unveiled on May 30 at Commerce Square Park in the City of Randleman. This marker commemorates the story of Naomi Wise, who is the subject of a well-known North Carolina ballad. The dedication ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and will take place at the park’s pavilion.
DROWNED IN DEEP RIVER BY
HER LOVER IN 1807. BECAME
SUBJECT OF WELL-KNOWN
NORTH CAROLINA BALLAD
BEARING HER NAME.
NORTH CAROLINA FOLKLIFE INSTITUTE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019