Charlotte History Education Day

Date: November 6, 2014

Time: 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: CPCC Central Campus, Hall Building, Room 304

This is a free event, but registration is required!

Enjoy a fun filled day learning more about the history of the various groups of people who settled in Mecklenburg County. Historian as well as historic organizations will bring to life the history that is so often taken for granted. The schedule provides a broad outline of what you can expect to discuss about Charlotte: A city of Newcomers.

8:00 AM       Registration

8:30 AM       Presentations by local historic sites

9:30 AM       Presentations about histories of social groups in Mecklenburg County:

  • Native Americans
  • Scots-Irish, Germans and Europeans
  • African Americans
  • South and East Asians
  • Hispanics / Latinos
  • Internal Migrations


11:00 AM     Presentation on teaching history for schools

12:00 PM     Lunch

12:30 PM     Bus Tour orientation (during lunch)

1:00 PM       Tour: “Charlotte in Black & White…and More”

4:00 PM       Return to CPCC