New Book: Voices from the Prarie

The recent book published by Thomas Locke Mayfield explores the life of those who lived in the area known as “The Prarie” in and around Columbus.

“Voices From the Prarie: Stories on Life on the Prarie” includes various families such as the Hardy’s, Carson’s, Wilburn’s, Billups’, Sykes’, Gilmer’s, and the Mims’.  It also contains stories about the Magowah Gun Club and the Columbus Country Club. 

The book is full of photographs of individuals, houses, and families from the Prarie.

Other books by Mayfield include The Life and Times of Tom Locke and The Sykes Homes of Columbus & Aberdeen.  All of Mayfields books are available at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Mayfield is also working on his next book titled Our Sykes Family scheduled for publication in July 2012.

To find out where you can order a copy of Mayfields books through Campbell Publishing Company call (336)-703-9426 or email

Published in: on June 19, 2011 at 8:41 pm  Leave a Comment  

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