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Below you will find a calendar with a list of our upcoming events. Want to plan an event with us? We host wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate dinners, and family celebrations. Our Heritage Center, Hope Mansion Grounds and the King-Bazemore House Grounds are available to rent. Learn more.
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Come and join us for the 8th Annual Family History and Genealogy Fair The purpose of the program is to discuss the diverse origins of African American, Native American, and European families in Bertie County and the Roanoke Chowan area from the 16th century to their current genealogical connections. This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 9:30 am - Registration 10:00 am - Welcome & Introductions 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch Buffet (Please register for the lunch…Find out more »
Windsor's 250th Anniversary Historic Homes Tour begins at Historic Hope Plantation with a tour of the Hope Mansion and King-Bazemore House. Ten homes and other sites including churches and museums in Windsor will be open for a self-guided tour.Find out more »
Our Annual Historic Hope Foundation Christmas Open House is on Sunday, December 2nd. Hope Plantation Mansion and King Bazemore House will be decorated with period decorations. Join us for live holiday music, refreshments, and horse wagon / carriage rides. Performers in period costumes will be dancing and playing games of the era. Music and Singing will be available at the Hope Mansion and the Roanoke Heritage Center (see schedule below). Carriage and Wagon Rides will be available at all locations.…Find out more »
"Bertie County African Americans Find Freedom" The event is on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center, Hope Plantation, Windsor, NC. Registration is only $15 and begins at 9:30 am and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register or to obtain more information, please call 252-794-3140 or email email@example.com. Click here for a copy of our 26th Annual African American Celebration Program flyer.Find out more »
“What's in the Hope Collection; an overview of the important decorative arts collection of the Historic Hope Foundation.” The 2019 Ives Lecture will bring back to light the incredible collection found at Hope Plantation. This open discussion format will highlight the more important pieces we have, and will hopefully shed light on what is one of the most incredible collections found in the south. We will be looking closely at locally made furnishings from the 18th and 19th century, and discussing their interesting histories.Find out more »
Women's History Month Program Speakers include: Angela Thorpe, Acting Director, NC African American Historical Commission Ms. Thorpe will be talking about slavery and education in Early Federal North Carolina. Dr. Angela Thompson - Associate Professor of History, East Carolina University Dr. Thompson will be speaking about Cherokee women and religious groups in the education of Native Americans. Program Cost: $40 which includes light breakfast and lunch. Educators qualify for continuing education credits. For a copy of our Flyer, please click here: Educating…Find out more »
Gigantic Flea Market & Yard Sale We are having another Gigantic Flea Market and Yard Sale at Historic Hope Plantation on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 8 am until 2 pm. The Rain Date will be Saturday,May 11th from 8 am – 2 pm If you have any questions, please call 252-794-3140 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is dedicated to preserving the heritage of Hope Plantation and Bertie County thru the Hope Operating Fund. Any items you…Find out more »
We will have lots of activities for people of all ages. Get a chance to visit encampments of Confederate and Federal troops and observe what camp life must have been like. See demonstrations of weaving, spinning, glassblowing, and other period activities. This event is free of charge. Tours of the mansion are available for a fee of only $8.00 per person.Find out more »
Come and join us for our annual program where we discuss the diverse origins of African American, Native American, and European families Bertie County and the Roanoke Chowan area from the 16th century to their current genealogical connections.Find out more »