Federal Point History Center Meetings & Programs Return in September

Federal Point History Center Meetings & Programs Return in September

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Monday, September 20: 7:30 – 9:00 pm. John Moseley of the Fort Fisher State Historic Site will talk on the WASPs (Women’s Air Service Pilots)  and the role they played in the training of the men stationed at Fort Fisher during WWII, where they learned to shoot anti-aircraft artillery.
Monday, October 18: 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Using his book, The Life and Tryals of the Gentleman Pirate, Major Stede Bonnet as a backdrop, author Jeremy Moss will re-create the life and times of some of history’s most famous pirates, including the infamous Blackbeard.

Saturday, November 6: 2:00 – 4:00 pm: Historian Chris Fonvielle, will lead our annual walk to view the remnants of the Civil War trenches that can still be seen in Carolina Beach. This year we will begin at the J. Ryder Lewis Jr. Civil War Park and then hike from the History Center to Sugar Loaf in the Carolina Beach State Park. For reservations call: 910-458-0502

Monday, November 15: 7:30 – 9:00 pm. John Bennett and musical friends will play 19th Century music and talk about music and dance in the culture of the time. They will play a mix of the most popular tunes from the mid 1800’s.

 

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