The Next 135th USCT Board meeting (Virtual via the web), is May 14th via zoom at 10:00 am. Instructions below to enter and join meeting via computer or phone.
- Please go to the website Zoom.us
- Click on Join meeting – You do not need to make an account.
- Type in the following Meeting ID: 882-9640-1010
- Then click on the camera to allow your face to be seen
- Click on the audio to allow your voice to be heard
- You can start dialing/logging in from as early as 9:45. This will allow us time to help those who may need assistance. If you are having difficulty call Deborah at (919) 440-0578.
- The meeting starts at 10:00am.
The 135th USCT “Living History Weekend”
The 135th USCT living history weekend that was held, April 3rd thru 7th, 2018 was a huge success. Below you can view the activities that were enjoyed by so many.
The Kenly Library presentation given by Deborah Jones on February 13th was a complete and total success for a full house audience.
Living History Weekend Events:
April 3rd thru 7th, 2018 – Tuesday thru Saturday
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
• Pop Up Museum – Downtown Goldsboro, 101 Center Street.
April 6th, 2018 – Friday
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Encampment – 207 S. Center Street *Free to all, child friendly.
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
“Musical Drama of the Civil War” and Discussion – Paramount Theatre (limited seating) Music by local church groups / Narrated by Bernard George.
Music led by Ms. Hilda Banks
Choreography by Ms. Lori Grant a Concert Pianist/Artistic Director
Special appearance by our own Majesty Rose.
April 7th, 2018 – Saturday
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pop Up Museum – Downtown Goldsboro *Free to all.
Encampment – 200 S. Center Street *Free to all, child friendly.
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Symposium – Paramount Theater (Includes 6 History Sessions) *Free to all.
Mr. Earl Ijames, curator NC Museum of History, North Carolina in the Civil War.
Dr. Malcolm Beech, History of the USCT’s.
Mr. Jay Bauer & Mrs. Amy Bauer, the 135th USCT “In Their Own Words.”
Dr. Ben Speller, Ret. Dean – NCCU, Speaking on Genealogy.
Dr. Chris Fonvielle, UNCW – History Professor, The importance of the railroad and General Terry.
Dinner – Goldsboro Event Center, with keynote speaker Hari Jones -writer, lecturer, historian, curator and motivational speaker. For twelve years, he was the assistant director and curator at the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum in Washington, DC.
Dinner tickets on sale – Dinner Tickets
April 8th, 2018 – Sunday
Wreath Laying – Memorial Site (TBA) – Intro by Asa Gordon. *Free to all.