Metcalfe Museum

We always appreciate paintings of Augusta’s that have been loaned to us. We have one special to her that she did for her friend, Sam Sides. The painting now belongs to Sam’s son Charles. He has also written a history for us and I want to share that in a couple of my articles. Today I will tell the story as Charles has written for us, the story of “The Mail Hack R. F. D. No.2.” “In early 1959 after Sam Sides had been appointed to be the Durham Rural Mail Carrier (he had been substitute, then temporary before he…

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