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Boredom Busters – Charlotte Museum

Boredom Busters. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you. We know it can be tough to be cooped up inside, so the education staff have created a new set of activities designed to get you thinking and moving – all with minimal supervision! This program is recommended for adult and family audiences.

Posted: Tuesday Jun 2, 2020

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Boredom Busters – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (4 days ago) Boredom Busters. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you. We know it can be tough to be cooped up inside, so the education staff have created a new set of activities designed to get you thinking and moving – all with minimal supervision! This program is recommended for adult and family audiences.

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Charlotte Museum – interprets and preserves Charlotte’s ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The Charlotte Museum of History 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 704.568.1774

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European Immigrants to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina ...

Posted: (6 days ago) Sources: Tyler Blethen and Curtis Wood, Jr., From Ulster to Carolina: the Migration of the Scotch-Irish to Southwestern North Carolina (North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1998). James G. Leyburn, The Scotch-Irish – A Social History (Chapel Hill, 1962). Richard Hofstadter, America at 1750 – A Social Portrait, (Knopf 1971). Elizabeth Fenn, Peter H. Wood, and Sydney Nathans ...

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Captain Jack’s Ride to Philadelphia – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (7 days ago) Captain Jack’s Ride to Philadelphia. By Scott Syfert. Whether you believe that the people of Mecklenburg made a full-throated declaration of independence on 20 May 1775 or merely anti-British resolutions of less importance on 31 May 1775, what is not in dispute is that in the summer of 1775 James Jack delivered resolutions to the Continental ...

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Events – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (7 days ago) The museum has temporarily moved to digital-only events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See below for our offerings. These virtual events are free, together with new digital learning opportunities for children and families available on our Digital Learning page. We need your financial support to serve the community during this challenging time and to keep protecting Charlotte's oldest home, the ...

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Randolph Scott – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (4 days ago) Born Randolph Crane on Jan. 23, 1898, the actor Randolph Scott was born to a very prestigious family in the Queen City. Scott’s father George was a city alderman, Chairman of Charlotte’s Finance Committee, and CEO of an accounting firm since the 1890s.

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King Hagler, Catawba Chieftain – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (4 days ago) King Hagler, Catawba Chieftain. By James H. Williams. King Hagler (ca. 1749-1763), as the English called the tribal Catawba chieftain, was a powerful ally to the English and much respected among the Piedmont tribes along the Catawba River. He was wisely courted by the early Colonial officials in both North and South Carolina.

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The Double Door Inn: “Charlotte’s Home of the Blues ...

Posted: (6 days ago) The Double Door Inn: “Charlotte’s Home of the Blues” By Daniel Coston On Charlottetowne Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, along what used to be a dirt road, sits the second oldest blues music venue in the United States.

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Hezekiah Alexander Homesite – Charlotte Museum

Posted: (5 days ago) The Rock House. The Revolutionary War-era home of Hezekiah Alexander is located on the grounds of the Charlotte Museum of History. Built in 1774, this two-story stone house is the oldest surviving structure in Mecklenburg County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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St. Peter’s Hospital, Charlotte’s First Civilian Hospital ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The predecessor of Charlotte’s first civilian hospital has its roots in St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. In 1875, members of St. Peter’s formed a group called the Church Aid Society that looked after the less fortunate and the sick. Some of Charlotte’s prominent women served in the Society, one of whom was Jane Renwick Wilkes.

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