We are simply enthusiasts who appreciate history in all forms.... We think it should be remembered, respected, and documented for future generations. Here are some opportunities to learn a little more about Chris's research on the topic of the Granby Phonograph.
February 17, 2019
- 2:00 PM
- Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, Virginia
- Chris will be speaking about the Levy family, their business operations, and their contribution(s) to the Norfolk area...
March 24, 2019
- 2:00 PM
- Isle of Wight County Museum, Smithfield, Virginia
- Chris will be speaking about the Granby Phonograph and the Phillip Levy & Co. connection.
Meet the Team
Christopher James Stoessner
Chris Stoessner was born in Newport News, Virginia. When only 17 years old, he founded the antiques business, C. J. Stoessner & Co. in Smithfield, Virginia. Chris has also been involved in the funeral profession since 2004 and is currently licensed to practice in Virginia and North Carolina.
Melinda Gail Stoessner
Melinda Stoessner (nee Gwaltney) is a native of Smithfield, Virginia. She has a degree in Horticulture and has an interest in medieval history, English culture, and classical music.
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