New Traveling Exhibit Opens at Mountain Gateway Museum

Bicycling is one of the simplest and cheapest ways to travel. But early bicycles, with their wooden wheels and frames and poor steering, were much different from today’s sleek, multi-geared vehicles made of lightweight composite materials and offering a variety of safety features.

‘Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862-1901’ exhibition postponed

The opening of "Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862-1901," at the Western Office of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources been postponed.

The exhibition has been rescheduled to run Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m-2 p.m., from Feb. 16-March 31. Admission is free.

Water from a broken pipe damaged areas on all five floors of the building but the exhibition space and collection were not harmed. Cleanup and repairs have begun and should be completed by the opening.

Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862-1901

From Feb. 3 to March 31, the Western Office of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will host the exhibit, Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862-1901. The exhibit will be open to the public weekly from 10 a.m-2 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Admission is free.

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