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The Winton Triangle’s history in Winton!
September 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marvin T. Jones presents photographs, maps and narrative of his community of landowning mixed-race people in North Carolina’s Hertford County area. The written history of the Winton Triangle began in 1584 when the English first learned about the area. The three main towns of the Triangle are Winton, Cofield and Ahoskie. The Winton Triangle’s story is that of a new people who cobbled success and identity despite colonization, wars, slavery and discrimination. Jones uses maps, documents and photographs to tell this 400+ year old story. While this presentation has been given many times in North Carolina and as far as Arizona, it is poignant to present it in Winton.
Hosted by the Winton Historical Association, Winton Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 205 North Main Street, Winton NC
11:00 speaker and discussion – free and open to the public
Speaker – Marvin T. Jones
12:00 Catered Luncheon by Pre Order Only
Lunch Order Deadline is Friday, September 6, 2019
Catering by Mary Etta Ward Flowers: Chicken Salad, Broccoli Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Deviled Egg, 2 Country Ham Biscuits, Brownie, Iced Tea
To order, send a check or money order for $10 payable to
Winton Historical Association, PO Box 15, Winton, NC 27986