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Want to plan an event with us? We host wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate dinners, and family celebrations. Our Heritage Center, Hope Mansion Grounds and the King-Bazemore House Grounds are available to rent. Learn more.
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
“Tour of the Hope Mansion or King-Bazemore House”
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND WINE
6:30 PM– 8:45 PM
AN EVENING WITH DAVID CECELSKI
“The Waterman’s Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina”
|David S. Cecelski, PhD, is an independent scholar living in Durham, North Carolina. A native of the North Carolina coast, he is author of several books, including his latest, The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves’ Civil War; Along Freedom Road: Hyde County, North Carolina, and the Fate of Black Schools in the South, and coeditor of Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy. Cecelski’s presentation focuses on what slave narratives taught him about slavery and freedom in Maritime North Carolina.|
Conference Registration Fees:
Full Two-Day Genealogy Conference $60.00
One-Day Friday $35.00
One-Day Saturday $40.00
SPECIAL FEATURE REGISTRATION FEE
Saturday Bare Theatre Performance $10.00