Fw: History, Heritage Park & Chocolate!
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See below notice from David French re: Saturday's Happenings in
New Bern, N.C. If you attend, please share your thoughts with us.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "David A. French" <DavidAFrench@...>
Sent: Friday, September 21, 2012 9:25 AM
Subject: History, Heritage Park & Chocolate!
Look forward to seeing everyone this coming Saturday, September 22nd as we
celebrate Craven County's 300th Anniversary at the New Bern Riverfront
Convention Center in New Bern. The day starts with a symposium on the
Civil War. Please see below for more info. You may also see the detailed
event press release at http://encfamilies.org/Events.html
*CRAVEN COUNTY 300TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION*
Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 • 10 am to 9 pm
Free, Open to the Public and Everyone is Welcome!
*Civil War In Eastern North Carolina Symposium*
10 am • Welcome*
Mr. David A. French, Director, The Family History Society of ENC
*10:15 am • Presentation*
“The Eyes of the Whole State Were Upon Them:
William J. Clarke and the Black New Bern Militiamen in the Kirk-Holden War,
Mr. Samuel B. McGuire, Doctoral History Candidate, University of Georgia at
*11 am • Two Short Film Presentations*
“Baptism by Fire: The Battle for New Berne” and “For Liberty and Union”
Tony Bryant, Filmmaker, Graduate of Craven Community College, and ECU
Intro. by Mrs. Kate Smaw Amerson, History Professor, Craven Community
*12 Noon • Lunch*
You are welcome to bring your lunch into the presentation room.
*12:30 pm • Presentation*
“Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina”
Dr. Judkin J. Browning, Associate Professor of History, Appalachian State
The presentations are sponsored by
The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina,
The Craven Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and
The Craven County 300th Anniversary Main and District Committees
*Craven County 300th Anniversary Celebration*
10 am - 5 pm • Heritage Hall and Outside*
Craven County District Displays, History and Community Displays,
Farming Equipment Displays, Family Photo Boards, Kids’ Activities,
Concession Available All Day
*2:00 pm • 300th Annniversary Ceremony*
Craven County Officials, Cake and Punch Reception
*2:30 pm • Musical Presentation*
The Heritage Chorale of Eastern North Carolina
*3:30 pm - 6 pm • Muscial Entertainment*
Musical Entertainment Inside
*6 pm - 9 pm • Muscial Entertainment*
Musical Entertainment Outside on the Riverfront Veranda
*HERITAGE PARK PROJECT*
We are steadily moving forward with the Heritage Park project. Please
consider honoring your ancestors or loved ones with engraved granite
inscription around the reflecting pool. Please download a brochure to
learn more. http://encfamilies.org/Heritage_Park.html
*CRAVEN CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION!, A Premier Chocolate Experience*
Calling all Chocoholics! Join us October 11-14, 2012 for a wonderful
weekend of chocolate!
Exhibitors, Classes, Demonstrations, Kids' Activities, Costumed Characters,
$2 of the $5 Admission is being donated to "A Dog For Bella" Please see
our website at http://www.cravenchocolateexplosion.org/
Have a Nice Autumn!