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​Upcoming Wake County Historical Society Events

September 24, 2017

CANCELLED: Monuments, A Talk by Earl Ijames

Event Cancelled: Earl Ijames will NOT discuss Monuments in North Carolina.

October 1, 2017

A History of Wake County as Recorded and Collected by Beth Crabtree and Elizabeth Norris, a Talk Given by John Ward

​Local historian, John Ward, will discuss “A History of Wake County as Recorded and Collected by Beth Crabtree and Elizabeth Norris.”

November 12, 2017

Nicholas Askew, The Cotton King

​Nicholas Askew will demonstrate the making of his fantastic cotton wreaths, discuss how he came to make a career of cotton, and take orders for his creations.

December 10, 2017

Wake County Historical Society Holiday Cocktail Party

​Join us for the Holiday Cocktail Party 2017!

February 10, 2018

Talk on Lunsford Lane of Raleigh: Blackness, Manhood, Slavery, and Freedom in Antebellum America by Craig Friend

​Lecture on the life of Raleigh’s Lunsford Lane

March 11, 2018

Chairs, Cots, and Coffins: Joel Brown, Henry J. Brown and the Origins of Raleigh’s Oldest Business

Mark Blake of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home and Anne Powell, descendant of Joel Brown, will discuss “Chairs, Cots, and Coffins: Joel Brown, Henry J. Brown and the Origins of Raleigh’s Oldest Business.”