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May 2019

A Freeborn Community’s Response to the Civil War and Beyond

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Rock Creek Nature Center, 5200 Glover Park NW
Washington, DC 20015 United States
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This presentation is about a century-old community of freeborn landowners and their contributions in and after the Civil War. A year after the Confederates seized a mixed race, married mother of three and used her as a lure, her Winton Triangle community responded by enlisting in the Union military. Over seventy of North Carolina’s Winton Triangle men fought in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.  They took part in the destruction of Charleston, captured what was to become Gen. Grant’s ultimate headquarters,…

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June 2019

2019 Chowan Discovery Annual Party – details later

June 8 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marvin T. Jones and Carol Joice-Jones, 5203 14th Street NW
Wshington, DC 20011 United States
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