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In the 1750s and 1760s, two of Bath’s taverns were women owned. These women successfully asserted themselves in the public sphere in a time when status was defined by property ownership. Join us on March 2nd, 10-3 as we explore business ownership and women’s rights in eastern North Carolina.

On December 16th from 10am-4pm, Bennett Place will holding our annual Christmas in the Piedmont during the Civil War event. Witness how Soldiers and Civilians try to keep there spirits up during four years of war. On going living history will be happening around the farm, Also Santa will be in the Parlor of the Bennett house to meet and greet visitors, and you can tell him what you want for Christmas.

Immerse yourself in the ambiance of the Old Christmas season at Historic Bath! Join us at the Bonner House from 10am to 3pm and take part in the festivities.

A guided night hike at Horton Grove, with stops to read and reflect on enslaved people's experiences of night time in North Carolina.

Join the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum and the Town of Sedalia for Christmas in Sedalia!

Come hear the deep history behind our food from historian Dontavius Williams at the President James K. Polk State Historic Site on Saturday, October 14 10 am - 3 pm.

Stagville welcomes back Dontavius Williams (of The Chronicles of Adam) for an outdoor cooking demonstration interpreting the cooking traditions of enslaved people. Join us on Saturday, September 16, 2023, to explore the history of enslaved people's cooking traditions in North Carolina.

Eastern North Carolina is steeped in a rich and deep-rooted story – that of the waterways that make this place a celebrated and unique part of the eastern seaboard. Join us at Historic Bath SHS to travel back in time to the days when water was the lifeblood of our state.

Stagville's 17th annual Juneteenth program, honoring the local history of emancipation. Visit on Saturday, June 17th, to learn from talks and guided tours about emancipation; explore a pop-up display about freedom seekers at Stagville; and explore prompts for reflection and remembrance at Horton Grove.

Join us at the Vance Birthplace for an afternoon of historical drama celebrating resiliency, freedom, and African American storytelling.