Colored Silk: A Mother’s Civil War Odyssey

Colored Silk: A Mother’s Civil War Odyssey

Performance based upon the Life of ELIZABETH KECKLEY (1818 – 1907) The first of our African American History Lecture Series this year, is also in celebration of Black History Month. Tryon Palace is excited to offer this inspiring performance. TAMI TYREE: Playwright,...
Historical Society Lunch & Learn

Historical Society Lunch & Learn

Forgotten Black Soldiers at the Battle of New Bern Presented by Historical Society Historian Claudia Houston The question has been asked many times over the years – did Black soldiers fight at the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862? Not possible, right? After...
Harriet Jacobs

Harriet Jacobs

How far would you go to stay near your children? Harriet Jacobs was a young, enslaved woman in Edenton, NC who did what she needed to do. “Harriet Jacobs” by award winning play write Lydia R. Diamond, is based on Harriet’s autobiography. In her book “Incidents in the...
Harriet Jacobs

Harriet Jacobs

How far would you go to stay near your children? Harriet Jacobs was a young, enslaved woman in Edenton, NC who did what she needed to do. “Harriet Jacobs” by award winning play write Lydia R. Diamond, is based on Harriet’s autobiography. In her book “Incidents in the...
Harriet Jacobs

Harriet Jacobs

How far would you go to stay near your children? Harriet Jacobs was a young, enslaved woman in Edenton, NC who did what she needed to do. “Harriet Jacobs” by award winning play write Lydia R. Diamond, is based on Harriet’s autobiography. In her book “Incidents in the...