Upcoming Speaker Series
All lectures are held at the Shepard-Pruden Library. Refreshments are from 5 to 5:30 pm and the lectures begin at 5:30 pm. Program are open to the public. There is no charge.
The Life of Tillie Bond: A costumed Performance Tillie Bond recounts her life’s history as the last resident of the Cupola House.
Don Jordan, Dr. Chris Perry, & Dr. Key Stage
Restoration of the Old Rector’s Study, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Phillip McMullan, Jr
The History of the Newbold-White House
The Newbold-White House is a historic house in Hertford County. The brick house was built in 1730 by Abraham Sanders, a Quaker who purchased the property in 1726. His plantation on the Perquimans river produced corn, cotton, wheat, flax, indigo, tobacco, rice, and wood products
History of the United States Lifesaving Service in the 19th and 20th Centuries The United States Life-Saving Service (USLSS) was a United States government agency that grew out of concerns for saving the lives of shipwrecked sailors and ship’s passengers. The federal life-saving service was established on June 28, 1848 as an agency of the United States Department of the Treasury.
North Carolina Shad Boats
The boat’s development, history, identification of the major builders, the construction of this unique vessel, and the human-interest stories about the builders and men who life depended on these wonderful boats and the connection to the important boat building industry in North Carolina.
North Carolina Decoys
Mr. Andresen owns and operates Andresen Advisory, LL< a decoy appraisal and buying/selling advisory firm based in Charlotte, NC. In conjunction with his life-long interest in waterfowl hunting, Mr. Andresen started collecting old working decoys in 1970. Shorebird Decoys of North Carolina is a 209-page book Mr. Andresen, Philip Harvey and other collectors authored.
Reid Thomas, NC State Historic Preservation Office
Topic to be announced.
There are many events which occur at the Cupola House and becoming a member of the Association will keep you well informed as to upcoming events of interest.