An afternoon commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
Saturday, March 21st, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speaker Michael Hill, Director of the Office of Historical Research in Raleigh, NC, will discuss his upcoming book project, The North Carolina Civil War Atlas. This book is a comprehensive full-color study of the impact of the Civil War on the Tar Heel State and includes 97 original maps.
Native North Carolinian and self-taught musician John Mason will play songs from the Civil War era on his hammered dulcimer. CDs of his music will be available for purchase.
History trunks from the Smith-McDowell House in Asheville, NC, will be on display for browsing. These trunks will contain items from the Civil War era. One trunk will contain items focusing on the Confederate perspective and the other on the Union perspective.
Light refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given.
This program is sponsored by a grant from the following partners:
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