Upcoming Events of Interest to the History Community

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Liberty Mountain, a New Play by Robert Inman, Weekends in July, Kings Mountain North Carolina.

Liberty Mountain – The Revolutionary Drama was written by Charlotte’s own Bob Inman – broadcaster, author and playwright.  It dramatically tells the story of the 1780 Revolutionary War battle of Kings Mountain and the people who participated, observed and suffered from it.

 

Evening performances are at 7:30 on Fridays July 3, 10, and 17 and Saturdays July 11 and 18.

Matinees are at 3 pm on Saturdays July 4, 11 and 18 and Sundays July 5, 12 and 19.

Performances are at the Joy Theater in the town of Kings Mountain.  For tickets call 704 730 9408 or go to  http://kmlibertymountain.com or http://www.kmlt.org

 

Coming up on Trail of History:  Thomas Spratt and King Hagler.

WTVI PBS Charlotte, 42, Time Warner Cable 5, Tuesday, July 7 at 8:30 and 11:30 pm and Saturday, July 11 at 5 pm.  Trail of History is a series of half-hour programs on WTVI that tell about the history of the Charlotte region.

 

Revolutionary War Re-enactment: The Battle of Huck’s Defeat, Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12 from 10 am to 4 pm, Historic Brattonsville.

Take a closer look this year at the man for whom the battle is named. Learn more about the life and times of Captain Christian Huck through this two day interpretive reenactment. Visit the military camps and see a battle each day.

 

The White Home in Rock Hill, Sunday, July 12 at 3 pm, York County Genealogical and Historical Society.

The White Home is at the corner of White Street and Elizabeth Lane in Rock Hill, SC.  Built in 1839, pre-dating Rock Hill, it has been home to five generations of the White Family and played a significant role in the history of Rock Hill.  The house is now owned by Historic Rock Hill, a local non-profit preservation organization who will be our hosts.

 

Exploring History: From D-Day to the Cold War, a lecture by Dr. Brian Jones of Johnson C. Smith University, Wednesday, July 15 at 6 pm, South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Rd.

Dr. Jones will examine the time period from D-Day in Europe to the beginning of the Cold War.

Registration required, call 704-416-6600, option #4 or register online at cmlibrary.org/programs