3 Reasons to Register for America250: The People of North Carolina in the American Revolution

We cannot wait to start learning about and celebrating our North Carolina ancestors who helped shaped the history of the state and country during the American Revolution. Join us on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for “The People of North Carolina in the American Revolution.”

We will meet in person at the NC State Archives and Library or virtually via Zoom.

Are you wondering why you should register? Here are three great reasons to join us!

Reason #1 – You get to learn from the experts!

Our expert historians and genealogists include:

  • John A. Ruddiman, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History at Wake Forest University
  • Alexis Tobias-Jacavone, Director of History and Communications for the Edenton Historical Commission 
  • W. Becket Soule, OP
  • Craig R. Scott, MA, CG®, FUGA
  • Ron Osborne
  • Kevin Graham, Tyrone Goodwyn and Luke Alexander
  • Mark Chilton, Orange County Register of Deeds
  • Joshua Hager and Alison Thurman, State Archives of NC staff

Reason #2 – All attendees will be able to attend five of the eight lectures!

Whether you’ll be joining us online or attending in person, you’ll have the chance to attend five of the lectures. Lectures that will be broadcast online include:

  • Keynote: The Many North Carolinas of the American Revolution
  • “Uppity Women” Make History in Edenton, NC*
  • NC Militia or Continental Line: Where are the Records?*
  • African American & Indigenous Patriots of the Revolutionary War in North Carolina*
  • Documenting the World of Outlander*

Reason #3 – Affordable pricing

We are excited to offer this event with our co-sponsors NC Department of Natural & Cultural Resources and the Friends of the Archives, for just $45 per person $or 40 for members of NCGS or Friends of the Archives. For less than $10 per lecture, you can uncover more about the lives of your ancestors whose lives were intertwined with the American Revolution.