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October 26-27 2018
John Lawson Legacy Days
John Lawson Legacy Days, October 27-28, 2017, is an event held in Grifton, North Carolina, on Contentnea Creek, celebrating the rich history of the region. It gets its name from John Lawson (1674-1711), a British explorer, writer, naturalist and surveyor, who visited the area and was killed nearby in the village of Catechna by the Tuscarora Indians. Legacy Days celebrates the full range of area history, including the earliest Native Americans, European settlement, colonial times, the American Revolution and the Civil War. Speakers 10:00 am Jim White talks about "Portsmouth Island" 1:00 George Mewborn-a talk on Fort Neoheroka which was a Tuscarora Fort located in Greene Co.
Contact: Gary Gladson, President
Phone: 252-524-0190
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Open: 1st and 3rd Sunday
1 - 5pm
Groups and Individuals
also by appointment