President James K. Polk North Carolina State Historic Site, 12031 Lancaster Hwy, Pineville, pays tribute to our 11th president and presents living history that brings the early 19th century to life. It’s free to visit.
The site also presents some special events, some of which are also free to attend, and some of which have a small fee.
This is a free webinar:
The Road to Emancipation is a free webinar on Saturday, June 25th, 2022, from 10 to 11 a.m. Register here.
“The Road to Emancipation” will be hosted by Leesa Jones, Director and Co-Founder of the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum.
Leesa will discuss the history of enslaved African-Americans self-emancipating and resisting on North Carolina farms and plantations. At the end of the presentation, there will be a short Q&A portion for attendees to ask questions.
This presentation was made possible by the North Carolina African American Heritage Association’s Juneteenth Speakers Bureau.
Upcoming Events in the Charlotte areaCheck out our full events calendar, where you can enter any date, or look at the events for the next few days here:
Sunday, June 26, 2022
Monday, June 27, 2022
Tuesday, June 28, 2022