Upcoming Events of Interest to the History Community

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Windows Into the Past: The Uncommon Bond of Julia and Rose, Thursday, July 28 from 11 am to 3 pm, Historic Brattonsville.

Ann Williams, local historian and author will present her latest book, The Uncommon Bond of Julia and Rose.  This is a fact-based fictional story of an unusually close relationship between a slave and her mistress on an antebellum Carolina Piedmont plantation.  Attend the book talk at 11 am or speak to the author throughout the day.


Feast on Culture, Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 pm, Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon St., Presented by the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and Duke Energy.

Michael Twitty, chef, TED Fellow and scholar will speak on early Southern cuisine prepared by enslaved African American cooks for tables both high and low.


The Matthews Heritage Museum is offering a wide variety of books on World War I and World War II, including volumes on ships, planes, and leaders of the world during the wars.

You can check out the list on www.matthewsheritagemuseum.org, or stop by the museum Thursday – Saturday from 10 to 4:30 to go thru the collection.