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Judith Lines & Polly Cooper
Just as February was Black History Month, March is Women's History Month.  Women played important and varied roles in America's War for Independence.  In this, the  82nd in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026, Jennifer Baker tells about what two women--one of whom was a woman of color and the other a Native American--did in the cause of the Revolution.
Saturday, March 18, 2023

Women Of Color In The Revolution
February was Black History Month, which has been celebrated for 53 years; March has been celebrated as Women's History Month since 1987.  This week, Jennifer Baker is sharing two stories about women of color who were a part of the American war for independence.
Saturday, March 11, 2023

East Lincoln Historical Society Meets March 13
Historian Richard Eller will address the group. His topic is: “Before There Was COVID, There Was Polio.” The meeting is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Friday, March 10, 2023

Quaco Honeyman, American Spy
He was no double-O-seven, but Quaco Honeyman was an American spy during the Revolutionary War.  The British offered freedom to American slaves who would join their ranks, but many chose instead to fight for American independence.  From the beginning, our nation's freedom was owed to the work of African-Americans.
Sunday, February 26, 2023

"Thunder Over Carolina" Auditions
Audtions for this year's performance of "Thunder Over Carolina" will begin this Sunday evening (Feb. 26th) and Tuesday (Feb. 28th).
Sunday, February 26, 2023

Crispus Attucks - 1st Black Patriot Martyr
You've heard much about the white Patriot heroes of the American Revolution: George Washington, Nathan Hale, John Paul Jones, Nathaniel Greene...but you have likely heard very little about the African-Americans who fought--and some died--for America's independence.
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Cato Howe
African-Americans have played an important part in US history from the very beginning.  Even while many were still enslaved, they made contributions to America that have in many cases not been sufficiently recognized.  One of the heroes of the war for independence was Cato Howe.
Friday, February 10, 2023

Gaston DAR Chapter Celebrates 110 Years
The William Gaston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is turning 110 years old this month.
Thursday, February 9, 2023

Historical Society Observes Black History Month
The Eastern Lincoln Historical Society is celebrating Black History Month on Monday, Feb. 13, 6-8 p.m., at the East Lincoln Community Center. The event is free.
Thursday, February 9, 2023

Schiele Museum Presents The 23rd Annual Fossil Fair Feb. 25
Visitors are invited to travel back in time at the 23rd Annual Fossil Fair at The Schiele Museum of Natural History to discover the ancient stories that fossils, rocks, and minerals tell. The festivities will take place on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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