Beginning its eighth season, this course provides a factual, well-rounded and entertaining romp through the history of Rowan County and Salisbury. Participants will develop strong personal contacts as well as reference guides to encourage and enable further casual reading or serious research. The class series also makes a great gift for that person who has an interest in history and gift certificates are available.
The 2017 History Course will take place each Thursday evening for thirteen weeks, from February 2 until May 4, 7:00-8:30, with Easter week off.
Behind-the-scenes tours of six historic sites and presentations by local experts will leave all participants with a greater knowledge of the area in which we live. Classes include information on Native Americans, early pioneers, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and into modern times! The basic text is "Rowan County... A Brief History" by James S. Brawley. It is available at the Rowan Public Library, or on CD at the class for $10.
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