The 135th USCT “Living History Weekend”

Come enjoy this wonderful snapshot of life in American History as we honor the 135th USCT as Freedom Seekers, Veterans, and Good Americans. This special event will be held in Downtown Goldsboro on April 6th – 8th, 2018. Also, check out ourWeekend Travel Packagefor a special price on lodging and other extras.

 

Living History Weekend Events:

April 6th, 2018

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Pop Up Museum – Downtown Goldsboro *Free to all.

  • Encampment – 200 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 / Discussion by Dr. Reginald Hildebrand

  • Music led by Ms. Hilda Banks

  • Choreography by Ms. Lori Grant.

April 7th, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Pop Up Museum – Downtown Goldsboro *Free to all.

  • Encampment – 200 S. Center Street *Free to all, child friendly.

9:00 am – 4:00 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.

  • Select Panel – Discussion of Goldsboro and the Civil War.

6:00 pm

  • 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

2:00 pm

  • Wreath Laying – Memorial Site (TBA) – Intro by Asa Gordon. *Free to all.