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Museum Day Live! And Music on the Point

Friday, September 8, 2017

An exciting weekend is coming to Historic Bath! Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., Historic Bath will participate in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! program. The Smithsonian recognizes the extraordinary power of historic sites and other cultural institutions to provide insight and inspiration to visitors both young and old.

Memories at Town Creek for Grandparent’s Day

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The best way to show your love for grandparents this Grandparent’s Day, Sept. 10, is to give the gift of time. Not the turkey, candy or fireworks that accompany some other holidays, but your company and attention for an afternoon at Town Creek Indian Mound, 1-4 p.m., can make for long-lasting memories at this free program.

Telling Stories: History through the Eyes of the Enslaved

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A communal dinner, public workshop and a safe place for community conversations around race, history and culture, along with a historical perspective on what led to where we are today, comprise the Slave Dwelling Project Weekend, Sept. 29-30.

Young Girls Spend Summer Living in the Past

Thursday, August 24, 2017

While many children would not consider raising well water with a bucket, making dyes or corncob darts fun, Avery Pace, age 10, and her sister, Anne-Campbell Pace, age seven, are fine doing just that. They spent many happy hours this summer as volunteers at Horne Creek Historical Farm in Pinnacle as 21st century girls honing 19th century skills.  

Hands on History: Weapons of the Civil War at CSS Neuse Interpretive Center

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Get up close and personal with Civil War era shells and weapons at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center’s “Hands on History: Civil War Weapons” program. The event, Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the last of the site’s “Hands on History” series occurring on second Saturdays this summer.

New Walking Trails to Open Tuesday at Bentonville Battlefield

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers battled back and forth across the woods and fields of the Willis Cole Plantation March 19, 1865, during the opening phases of the largest battle ever fought in North Carolina. Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will open new trails through the area allowing visitors greater access to the site of this battle Tuesday, Aug. 1.

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