John Lawson Legacy Days
Celebrating Pioneer Heritage On Historic Contentnea Creek
Travel Back In Time For A Free, Family-Friendly Event!
437A Creekshore Drive, Grifton, North Carolina 28530

Friday, October 27th & Saturday, October 28th, 2017


Event Schedule


Friday, October 28, 2016, 6 pm to 9 pm
Tour The Civil War Encampments, See Nighttime Cannon Firings On Contentnea Creek,
Tour The Grifton Museum and Indian Village Re-Creation & More!
Beef Stew Supper, $6 Per Person Including Drink

Saturday, October 29, 2015, 9 am to 5 pm
Tour The Civil War Encampments, See Daytime Cannon Firings On Contentnea Creek,
Tour The Grifton Museum and Indian Village Re-Creation, 
Hear Eastern North Carolina History Presentations, Visit Exhibitors, See Demonstrations,

9 am to 5 pm, "Tar, Pitch & Turpentine:  Naval Stores In North Carolina, 1705 - 1950"
Talks and Demonstrations Throughout the Day of a Tar Kiln by Mr. Bryan Avery, Living Historian

11 am, "North Carolina Indians Before The English" Presentation
by Dr. David La Vere, UNC-Wilmington Professor of History, Author, and Speaker

12 noon, Lunch items available for sale include hot dogs, sausage dogs, and butter beans & sausage

1 pm, "What Happened To The Lost Colony?" Presentation
by Dr. David La Vere, UNC-Wilmington Professor of History, Author, and Speaker

Dr. David La Vere & Mr. Bryan Avery’s participation is made possible by funding
from the North Carolina 
Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit
and affiliate of the National 
Endowment for the Humanities.
NCHumanities.org

Download a high-resolution PDF of the Event Poster and Press Release via this link.







Download a high-resolution PDF of the Event Poster and Press Release via this link.

We Look Forward To Seeing You This Year!

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