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Charlotte Museum of History


address  3500 Shamrock Dr.
 Charlotte, NC  28215
cross street Between Eastway Dr. and Sharon Amity Rd.
phone (704) 568-1774
hours Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 1pm-5pm
disabled Fully accessible except for the Alexander House
www.charlottemuseum.org/

Upcoming Events

Backcountry Days and Ice Cream Social with the Charlotte Folk Society

Children, For the Family, Living History
Spend a summer afternoon with us as you stroll through the grounds of the Hezekiah Alexander home site and experience the crafts and music of the Carolina Backcountry. Watch in fascination as traditional artisans demonstrate their unique skills. Tap your toes to live musical performances. Stay cool with an ice cream treat provided by the Folk Society.
free;ice cream;food;museum;history;family;family-friendly;children;kids
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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 • Sat 8/26/17 at 1pm-5pm 

Backcountry Days and Ice Cream Social with the Charlotte Folk Society

Children, For the Family, Living History
Spend a summer afternoon with us as you stroll through the grounds of the Hezekiah Alexander home site and experience the crafts and music of the Carolina Backcountry. Watch in fascination as traditional artisans demonstrate their unique skills. Tap your toes to live musical performances. Stay cool with an ice cream treat provided by the Folk Society.
free;ice cream;food;museum;history;family;family-friendly;children;kids
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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 • Sat 8/26/17 at 1pm-5pm 

Winston Churchill and the Second World War Tea

Food/Tasting, History/Science, Museum
As the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Winston Churchill led the British through the darkest days of the Second World War. The presentation examines Churchill’s life and career, and his key role in Britain’s “finest hour.” Please register online.
tea;food;presentation;history;museum
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: $20 for members; $25 for public
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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 • Sun 8/27/17 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Mad About Modern Home Tour

Tour
The Charlotte Museum of History is proud to present the 2017 Mad About Modern Home Tour. Join us this fall as we celebrate Charlotte’s unique midcentury modern architectural history through an amazing collection of homes.
tour;architecture;home;neighborhood;visual arts
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: Please see website for details
Event Website: www.madaboutmodern.com
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 • Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-4pm 

Exploring North Carolina During the Great War: WWI Symposium

Education
Join scholars from around the region to discuss Camp Greene and the larger impact of the Great War on North Carolina, followed by a screening of the documentary City of Canvas: The Story of Camp Greene. The day will conclude with a reception featuring complimentary snacks and beverages.
museum;talk;history;symposium;ww1;wwi;education;film
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: Public registration $25; member registration $20; student registration $5 (must show ID at event).
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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 • Sun 9/17/17 at 12:30pm-5:30pm 

The Story of London Tea

Food/Tasting, History/Science, Museum
Founded by the Romans at a crossing on the River Thames, the city of London has a storied history. The capital of England, London was the focus of the British Empire in the nineteenth-century. Surviving fires, plagues and wars, London continues as the center of British government and royal ceremonies and is a leading city of the modern world. The presentation overviews the history of London from ancient to modern times. Please register online.
tea;food;special event;museum;history;presentation
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: $20 for members; $25 for public
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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 • Sun 10/1/17 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Save Siloam School Fundraiser

Museum, Benefit/Fundraiser, History/Science, Talks/Lectures
Silver Star Community, Inc. and Charlotte Museum of History present a dinner and presentation by Stephanie Deutsch and Marshall Washington-Cabiness Abuwi. Ms. Deutsch, whose husband is a great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald, has written a book titled You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Mr. Abuwi will discuss the legacy of his great-grandfather, Dr. Booker T. Washington. A cocktail reception from 6:00 – 7:00 will be followed by dinner and the speakers. This program will benefit the restoration of the Siloam School.
history;lecture;speaker;african-american;fundraiser;museum
Event Info: (704) 568-1774
Price: $35
Event Website: www.charlottemuseum.org
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Schedule
 • Mon 10/30/17 at 6pm-9pm