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Tom Smith (far left), Commander of the N.C. Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), presents a $28,361 check to Heyward McKinney, Chief Operations Officer at the N.C. Museum of History. In the back row are (left to right) SCV member Ellis Selph; N.C. Museum of History staff members Jackson Marshall and Tom Belton; and SCV members Frank Powell, Bill Johnson and Robert Thomas.

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS FUND CONSERVATION OF BATTLE FLAGS AT MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Three Confederate flags that were once carried into battle will now be carefully transported to West Virginia for specialized conservation treatment. These banners, the colors of the 24th, 34th and 38th N.C. Troops, are part of the flag collection at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.

SCOUTING: 100 YEARS OF ADVENTURE

The new exhibit Scouting: 100 Years of Adventure at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

Shirley Temple in a scene from the movie “Stand Up and Cheer” (1934). Photo courtesy of Fox Film Corporation.

HOW SHIRLEY TEMPLE HELPED AMERICA THROUGH THE GREAT DEPRESSION | Mar 16

With her show-stopping talent and bouncy blond curls, Shirley Temple brought optimism and hope to Americans during the Great Depression. The cheerful child actor, one of the most famous movie stars of the 20th century, helped the nation through the 1930s.

READERS’ THEATER PLAY TELLS FASCINATING STORY OF NATION’S FIRST PUBLISHED AFRICAN AMERICAN POET | Mar 5

During Women’s History Month, the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will present a readers’ theater play written by award-winning poet and playwright Rudy Wallace.

FEBRUARY PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM OF HISTORY

During February, Black History Month, the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will present an outstanding selection of programs about North Carolina African Americans. Hear about the Civil Rights movement firsthand from several people who participated in nonviolent protests. These individuals will take part in a Q&A session after the screening of the award-winning documentary… Read More ›