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“Into the Lion’s Den: William Hooper’s Harrowing Mission to Crown-Occupied Wilmington” by Suzanne Adair

January 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm
728 W Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27603

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 2:00pm, at the Joel Lane Museum House Visitors Center On 25 January 1781, a British flotilla out of Charleston, South Carolina, reached the Cape Fear River. Three days later, redcoats marched north and occupied the port town of Wilmington, North Carolina. The Regiment caught the state’s patriot government by surprise, enabling the capture of some patriot leaders. William Hooper, signer of the Declaration of Independence, escaped at an agonizing cost. Suzanne Adair, author of an award-winning mystery series set during the American Revolution in North Carolina, will discuss Hooper’s voluntary return to Wilmington half a year later—while the British still controlled the town. Click here for details!

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2018 Charleston History Bowl

February 13, 2018 at 5:30 am
122 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC

Calling all history and trivia enthusiasts! Test your knowledge of local history at the 2018 Charleston History Bowl. ONE NIGHT ONLY Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Hosted at The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon 122 East Bay Street Schedule: 5:30 PM - Doors Open 6:15 PM - Introduction & Rules 6:30 PM - 2 Rounds of Trivia 8:30 PM - Awards Ceremony Call (843) 722-9350 by January 13th for the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT! Teams (up to six players) are now only $200. This includes BBQ dinner, door prizes, the chance to win the coveted "Golden Powder Horn," victory certificates, and BRAGGING RIGHTS. Proceeds benefit education programming at both The Powder Magazine and The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon. The price goes up on January 14th, so RSVP today!

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Overcoming Uncivil Dialogue: New Lessons from the

February 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm
120 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108