Author: HSN

Ode to Big Hill — a poem

Aug. 3, 2011 This is another post from a long-ago Facebook discussion. Topic: Big Hill Delete Topic|Reply to Topic Displaying all 7 posts. HistoricSouthNorfolk.com Submitted by Houston White…Friday, Dec. 18th, 2009 Here’s a poem that my Brother Nick White wrote Christmas 1983 and will bring back memories or a simpler time in South Norfolk. Christmas Mission It was miles and miles from our house, and the cold December chill. Cut through our clothes and pinked our cheeks On our mission to Big Hill For that day we’d been appointed with our… special Christmas task. To supply the fir and...

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Big Hill Cemetery

Aug. 1, 2011 This is a transcription of a Facebook discussion from years ago. It is shared here for posterity. Big Hill Cemetery CURRITUCK COUNTY, NC – CEMETERIES – Big Hill Cemetery  This cemetery was located in a section remembered as “Big Hill.” It seems that the tombstones were often used as hitching posts as this was a favored place to picnic and the boy scouts camped in the area in the early 1900’s.  In 1955 when Rodgers Street was extended the remains were boxed and moved toward the back of the property between Oscar F. Smith High School...

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