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"Bertie County African Americans in the 36th Infantry Colored Troops in the Civil War" Free and Open to the Public Almost all Civil War published information focuses on specific battles or famous military leaders. North Carolina and Bertie County stories are about division and reconciliation, freedom and institutional oppression, opportunity and economic devastation. Therefore, we are inviting historians and relatives of Bertie County African American Civil War soldiers to share stories about their lives during and after the Civil War. There…Find out more »
Festival of Soups Saturday - February 20, 2016 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Roanoke-Chowan Heritage Center Many Varieties of Soups, Homemade Breads & Desserts Adults: $15.00 Children 12 & Under: $8.00 Eat-In or Take-Out! Please call the Hope Foundation at 252-794-3140 to reserve tickets. Proceeds will be going towards the painting of the King-Basemore House at Historic Hope Plantation.Find out more »
2016 Gigantic Flea Market & Yard Sale Refreshments Available Rain date June 11 20x20 spaces available for Vendors $40.00 110v hookup $15.00 Vendors Fax: 252-794-5583 for information and Application Yard Seller's $25.00 a space Bring your excess treasures and make some extra cash or connect with a local vendor. For more information contact: Bobby Williams Historic Hope Plantation: 252-794-3140 cell #: 252- 724 - 2072 email@example.com Proceeds go to the "Hope for Tomorrow" Capital Campaign Any items you would like…Find out more »
"The Diverse Origins of Families in Bertie County” Friday, July 22, 2016 and Saturday, July 23, 2016 Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center The purpose of the program is to discuss the diverse origins of families in Bertie County NC from the late 16th century to their current genealogical connections throughout America. Friday, July 22, 2016 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND WINE 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM DINNER SESSION “The Persistence of the Chowans in North Carolina” Warren E.…Find out more »
“The Diverse Origins of Families in Bertie County” Friday, July 22, 2016 and Saturday, July 23, 2016 Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center The purpose of the program is to discuss the diverse origins of families in Bertie County NC from the late 16th century to their current genealogical connections throughout America. The purpose of the program is to discuss the diverse origins of families in Bertie County NC from the late 16th century to their current genealogical connections throughout America. Saturday,…Find out more »
Come and Join us for a Kids night at the
2nd Annual Hope Haunted Forest
at the Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center
Free for kids 12 and under with their parent/guardian
Free Popcorn, Juice, and Cookies
Prize for the Best Costume !!!!
Hot Dogs, Drinks, and Chips available for sale
Proceeds go for painting the King Bazemore House
Come and Join us for the Teens & Adults night at the
2nd Annual Hope Haunted Forest at the Roanoke Chowan Center
This is not for the faint of heart or for kids 12 and under
Admission is only $2.00 per Teen (13 & up) and Adult
Hots Dogs, Drinks, and Chips will be for sale.
Proceeds go to painting the King Bazemore House
Hold the date of Sunday, December 4th for the annual Historic Hope Foundation Christmas Open House. 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. There is no charge for this event, but donations are greatly appreciated.Find out more »
Historic Hope Foundation presents the Ives Lecture: "Furniture of the Roanoke River Basin", on Saturday, February 11th from 10 am to 3 pm. The lecture will focus on Roanoke River Valley furniture in the Hope mansion and King-Bazemore house. Additional pieces, many made by African American craftsmen, will be on exhibit. Speakers include Robert Leath, Curator of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Art, Old Salem, and Gregory Tyler, Former Curator of Historic Hope. Registration is $40, which includes lunch. …Find out more »
Bertie African American Achievements in Science and the Humanities is the theme for Historic Hope Foundation’s 24th Annual African American Celebration, Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9:30 am to 1 pm at the Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center, Hope Plantation, Windsor, NC. In the first part of the two-session program Dr. Kashi Bazemore Hall will focus on black female mathematicians in the aeronautics industry. Her presentation will be followed by a discussion of a Bertie African American woman mathematician, Mary Cherry, who…Find out more »