Past events:

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.

6:15 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 – Sunday

2:00 pm

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