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History buffs to talk about Woman's Club founder

History buffs to talk about Woman's Club founder

After penning a biography about one of Boynton Beach's earliest founders, Byrd Spilman Dewey, local history detectives Janet DeVries and Ginger Pedersen are on to their next project: researching the life and times of Cora Stickney Harper, founder of the Boynton Woman's Club. After receiving a telephone call two years ago from the Cora Stickney Harper Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution Club in Fort Pierce looking for a photo of Harper for its 100th year anniversary, DeVries, president of the Boynton Beach Historical Society, decided to do some research. "I had heard of Cora as one of the pioneer Harper/McKay family members in early Boynton, but not much...

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