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Events

Plan to join us for exciting and educational events taking place at the Joel Lane Museum House.

There are events designed for both the young and the young at heart. Everyone is sure to be entertained while learning about how fascinating history is.

Sep
7
2014

Lecture on “Applying Technology in the Search of Colonial Roads” by Dale Loberger

Lecture on “Applying Technology in the Search of Colonial Roads of the Carolina Backcountry” by Dale Loberger will take place on Sunday, September 7 at 2 pm in the Joel Lane Museum House Visitors Center.

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Sep
18
2014

Tavern Party

Tavern Party on Thursday, September 18, 2014 with a rain date of Friday, September 19

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Oct
2
2014

Lecture on “Was I Born for This? North Carolina Slave Voices” by Lucinda McKethan

Lecture on “Was I Born for This? North Carolina Slave Voices” by Lucinda McKethan will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2014 at 2 pm

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Oct
4
2014

Genealogy Fair

Genealogy Fair featuring Diane Richard, genealogist, as keynote speaker

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Nov
6
2014

Lecture on “Understanding Southern Silver” by Gary Albert of MESDA

Lecture on “Understanding Southern Silver” by Gary Albert of MESDA

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Dec
6
2014

Christmas Open House

Christmas Open House will take place on Saturday December 6,2014 from 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is free!

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Jan
8
2015

Lecture on “How to Read a House: Identifying Historic Buildings” by Mitch Wilds

Lecture on “How to Read a House: Identifying Historic Buildings” by Mitch Wilds

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Feb
6
2015

Play: “Oldest Living Confederate Widow”

Play: “Oldest Living Confederate Widow” starring Jane Holding

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Feb
12
2015

Film by Tony Curtis “Anglers, Whalers, and Waves: The Story of Samuel Windsor”

Tony Curtis will present his film, “Anglers, Whalers, and Waves: The Story of Samuel Windsor”

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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie