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“Days Gone By” Program at Somerset Place June 10

Friday, May 26, 2017

A festive period celebration will spring forth with the “Days Gone By” event at Somerset Place State Historic Site Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music, crafts, history and food will offer a joyful day of family fun with costumed interpreters and travel to the past.

Archaeolympic Games at Town Creek Indian Mound June 3

Friday, May 26, 2017

Test your skills at ancient games on World Atlatl Day with the third annual “Archaeolympic Games” at Town Creek Indian Mound, Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Try fire making by bow-drill, toss corn cob darts or try other games in a day of free family fun.

Bennett Place Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration Embraces World War I

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day arose from the desire of a former Union officer to honor the grieving families of fallen Union and Confederate soldiers after the Civil War. Bennett Place State Historic Site will present “A Military Timeline,” Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, to salute all soldiers in any American war, and will highlight the centennial of America’s entry into World War I with an exhibit for the weekend.

Summer Fun Camps at Aycock Birthplace this Summer

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

School days will soon be over, and Summer Fun Camp at Aycock Birthplace is where your children should be! Camp for kindergarten through second grade students will be June 19-23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. A second camp for grades three to five will be July 17 to 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Views from the Home Front Symposium at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center June 10

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Beyond the roar of cannons on the battlefield, many quiet wars were waged unseen during the Civil War. The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will examine some of those struggles with the “Views from the Home Front Symposium,” Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium complements the Home Front exhibit currently at the CSS Neuse Center.

Historic Bath Exhibit Hall Public Input Meeting May 16

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The N.C. Division of Historic Sites and Properties is hosting a public input town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 7 p.m. All local residents and interested parties are encouraged to come to the Bath Town Hall for the important meeting regarding the exhibits being developed for the northwest wing of the old Bath High School.

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