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ASC Connect With Culture Day

Sat., Jan. 28, 1-5 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

The Charlotte Museum of History will be one of the locations for the Arts & Science Council’s Third Annual Connect with Culture Day. This free event will feature an exciting afternoon of food, music and performances that will highlight the cultural diversity of east Charlotte. The Charlotte Museum of History will provide free guided tours of the Hezekiah Alexander House and self-guided tours of the museum galleries. Free

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
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The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
ASC Connect With Culture Day

Charlotte Stories: Our Collections, Your Treasures

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Highlights a variety of treasures from the Charlotte Museum of History collection, as well as borrowed items. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Charlotte's Pole to Pole Flag

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

This exhibit traces a Charlotte city flag's journey to the North and South Poles. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Mecklenburg: Crossroads of Commerce

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Tells the story of Charlotte from the nation's first Gold Rush through the Civil War, World War II and other significant events leading to the present day. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Settlement in the Backcountry

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Learn about 18th century settlers who traveled the Great Wagon Road into the rugged N.C. Piedmont frontier. You can also view Charlotte as it appeared in 1775 through an interactive diorama. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Solving the Rock House Mysteries

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Chronicles the restoration of the Alexander homesite and explores the names, faces, myths and legends surrounding the more than 230-year-old home. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774
Ovens Auditorium (map)
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
East Charlotte
phone 704-372-3600

Book Talk on The Uncommon Bond of Julia and Rose with Ann Williams

Sat., Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

Ann Williams has researched and written about antebellum plantations for many years, and has been an interpreter at most of Mecklenburg’s historic plantation sites. She will talk about how the book came to be, do a bit of myth busting, and cite historic sources for some of the story’s events. Then she will open the floor for discussion. She will have books available for purchase. Free

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
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The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
Book Talk on The Uncommon Bond of Julia and Rose with Ann Williams

Civil War Symposium

Sat., April 29, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

Join the Charlotte Metrolina Civil War Roundtable and Charlotte Museum of History for our Third Annual Civil War Symposium. This year’s symposium will feature experts who examine four key battles of the Civil War: Antietam, Vicksburg, Shiloh, and Chickamauga. Pre-registration is required. Register before April 22, 2016. $10; an additional $10 for lunch

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
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The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
Civil War Symposium

George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

Sun., June 25, 4-5:30 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

In the fall of 1760, George III from the House of Hanover assumed the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The next year, he married Charlotte, a princess from Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Germany. During his reign, George III saw the loss of many of the British colonies in North America. The presentation looks at the lives of George III and Queen Charlotte, the namesake of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. $25 for public; $20 for members

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
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The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
George III and Queen Charlotte Tea

Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

Sun., July 30, 4-5:30 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

In the mid eighteenth-century, thousands of Highland Scots immigrated to central North Carolina. Among the settlers was Flora MacDonald, who famously rescued Bonnie Prince Charlie after the Jacobite rebellions. The presentation examines the culture of the Highlanders, and their history in North Carolina and the American Revolutionary War. $25 for public; $20 for members

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
Buy Tickets
The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
Highland Scots of North Carolina Tea

Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

Sun., Aug. 27, 4-5:30 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

As the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Winston Churchill led the British through the darkest days of the Second World War. The presentation examines Churchill’s life and career, and his key role in Britain’s “finest hour.” $20 for members; $25 for public

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
Buy Tickets
The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

The Story of London Tea

Sun., Oct. 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
phone 704-568-1774
info@charlottemuseum.org

Founded by the Romans at a crossing on the River Thames, the city of London has a storied history. The capital of England, London was the focus of the British Empire in the nineteenth-century. Surviving fires, plagues and wars, London continues as the center of British government and royal ceremonies and is a leading city of the modern world. The presentation overviews the history of London from ancient to modern times. $20 for members; $25 for public

http://www.charlottemuseum.org
Buy Tickets
The Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 7045681774
Shannon@CharlotteMuseum.org
The Story of London Tea
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