N.C. Historical Commission to Meet Sept. 22 in Raleigh

Raleigh

The North Carolina Historical Commission will meet Friday, Sept. 22 to discuss a petition from the N.C. Department of Administration to relocate three Confederate monuments from the State Capitol grounds to the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site in Four Oaks, N.C.

The commission will meet at 10 a.m. in the first-floor auditorium of the Archives and History/State Library Building, 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh. The meeting is open to the public.

A complete meeting agenda is available online at www.ncdcr.gov/nchc.

Founded in 1903, the North Carolina Historical Commission is an 11-member board of professional historians and interested citizens appointed by the Governor in staggered terms. The commission oversees the North Carolina Office of Archives and History within the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and it is charged with setting policy for the state’s identification, collection, management, preservation, interpretation and programming related to manuscripts and other records, historical and archaeological artifacts, and historic sites and properties held by most institutions located within the department.

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