Stanly County Public Library

Sixty Years of Peace Corps – A Historical Society Video Interview

The Peace Corps will celebrate its 60th anniversary, beginning in March 1961 and going through March 2021.

The Stanly County Historical Society has provided a free video of Darrell Almond, the longtime mayor of Norwood, interviewing Norwood native Les Young who volunteered in the Peace Corps in Ecuador from 1963-1965. To watch this free video, please visit

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