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Liberty Walk
The Charlotte Liberty Walk is an educational opportunity for tourists, locals and our school children to learn about the origins and development of Charlotte, and how its citizens influenced and participated in the American Revolution.

Trail of History
The Trail of History recaptures and preserves the significance of key people who contributed to the history, growth, and development of Mecklenburg County by erecting larger than life representative statues along the urban section of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

Voices From The Past
Voices From The Past is a unique living history event that tells the stories of our founding fathers, civic leaders, pioneering women, and a few interesting characters. Guests are invited to take a “spirited stroll” through Charlotte’s historic cemeteries and interact with portrayers as they tell the stories of the men and women who helped make Charlotte what it is today. The annual event takes place in the spring each year.

May 20th Society (Mecklenburg Declaration)
The May 20th Society endeavors to capture and celebrate Charlotte’s rebellious and visionary spirit and history—a history that began on May 20, 1775, when two dozen prominent civic leaders signed and approved The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (MeckDec) – the first declaration of independence in America!

Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society
The Mecklenburg Genealogical Society (Olde Meck) was founded in 1981 by a small group of genealogists to unite folks who share the love of family history, to assist them in their genealogical research, and to preserve records of interest to family historians.

Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Primary library resource for Charlotte history references including family histories. (This room is currently closed due to the rebuilding of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library building.) Many of the resources are available on-line.

Special Collections, Atkins Library UNC Charlotte
Contains millions of documents on the social, political and architectural history of Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Several prominent families have sent their family papers here. Reservations are suggested.