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Wednesday, May 22 through Tuesday, May 28
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Saturday, May 25
Battle of Buford's Defeat  (Local Events)
10:30 am to 11:30 am
SC Hwy 9 and SC Hwy 522, South Carolina
Battle of Buford's Defeat, Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 am, SC Hwy 9 and SC Hwy 522, Free.

Honor the soldiers who fought in the American Revolution by attending a memorial service at the battleground where many lost their lives. Remember the battle where Tarleton's British Legion fought Buford's Virginia Continentals which brought the brutality of war home to the people of the Waxhaws.
 
Please note that this program is NOT at Andrew Jackson State Park.
 
It will be held at the battleground southwest of the intersection of SC Highway 9 and SC Highway 522 in Buford, SC.


Monday, May 27
Reverend Robert Hall Morrison  (Local Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, Charlotte
Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society
Meeting, Monday, Memorial Day, 27 March 2019, 7:00 PM
 
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, Family Life Center ( Room 300 )
 
     Our special guests for this meeting will be the Reverend Robert Hall Morrison, first President of Davidson College and his wife Mary Graham Morrison, daughter of Revolutionary War General Joseph Graham. In addition to founding Davidson College, Rev. Morrison started several churches in the Carolinas. They will relate how their early years were fraught with troubles, but they overcame the adversity to become highly successful and respected members of early North Carolina.
 
    The Morrisons will be portrayed by Jim and Ann Williams, who are well known for their extensive work in preserving and continuing our local Carolina history.


Tuesday, May 28
The Battle of Kings Mountain  (Local Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
131 South Main, Mount Holly, North Carolina
The Battle of Kings Mountain
Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm, Free.

Bob Inman, novelist, writer and former WBTV news anchor, will speak on the background and production of his play Liberty Mountain which brings the Battle of Kings Mountain to the stage in Kings Mountain this summer. Sponsored by the Mount Holly Historical Society.



Wednesday, June 12
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Sunday, June 30
Teas of the British Isles: Independence Day  (Local Events)
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, (704) 568-1774;
For ticket info: http://www.charlottemuseum.org
 
Teas of the British Isles: Independence Day, The Foundations of Liberty, Sunday, June 30 at 4 pm.

Celebrate America’s Independence from Great Britain with a look back into history for inspiration. Wear your best red, white, and blue and join us to learn about the Foundations of Liberty.



Wednesday, July 10
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Friday, July 12 through Saturday, July 13
Exploring the Past And Embracing Our Future with DNA  (Workshops)
Columbia, South Carolin
South Carolina Genealogy Society 47th Annual Summer Workshop

Our Goal is to Inspire, Educate and Entertain!


We are planning another great event this year! Our Keynote speaker will be Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist! Since we are having the #1 DNA expert this year the workshop focus will be on DNA. Of course, we will offering other topics as well.
 

South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223



Tuesday, July 23
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence  (Local Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
131 South Main, Mount Holly, North Carolina
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, Tuesday, July 23 at 7 pm.

Lawyer and author Scott Syfert will discuss the controversy surrounding the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Sponsored by the Mount Holly Historical Society.


Sunday, July 28
Teas of the British Isles: Agatha Christie & Detective Hercule Poirot  (Local Events)
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, (704) 568-1774;
For ticket info: http://www.charlottemuseum.org
 
Teas of the British Isles: Agatha Christie & Detective Hercule Poirot, Sunday, July 28 at 4 pm.

Spend an afternoon with Agatha Christie and her best-known creation, the Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot. The master of mystery, Christie changed how the literary world viewed the genre and was noted for her incredible output.



Wednesday, August 14
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Sunday, August 25
Teas of the British Isles: A Downton Abbey Tea  (Local Events)
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, (704) 568-1774;
For ticket info: http://www.charlottemuseum.org
 
Teas of the British Isles: A Downton Abbey Tea, Sunday, August 25 at 4 pm.
 
Get a head start on Downton Abbey before the film comes out in September. The award-winning show starts off with the sinking of the Titanic, rolls through WWI and the 1918 Flu Pandemic, and sees the advent of electricity, cars and women’s right to vote. Join us as we sail through the wild and world-changing historical events of Downton Abbey.



Wednesday, September 11
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate



Wednesday, October 9
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate



Friday, November 1 through Saturday, November 2
2019 North Carolina Genealogical Society Fall Conference  (Conferences)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Raleigh, North Carolina
Friday and Saturday, 1-2 November. A two-day multi-track conference to be held at McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. More details to follow in the May issue of the NCGS News and on the NCGS website.


Saturday, November 23
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate



Wednesday, December 11
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate