Fall 2015

Reed Gold Mine in Midland, NC

*The History Club will take the first trip to Reed Gold Mine on Wednesday, October 14, from 9 am-12 PM.*

The History Club will start the weekly meetings for Fall 2015 on Thursday, August 20, 2015, from 1-2PM. We are moving the meetings to Overcash Building room 250.

The History Club is back in action for fall 2015. We meet every Thursday from 1-2pm in Overcash 250 at the Central Campus. There are snacks and drinks.

Elections: Elections for club officers are planned for September 24.


September 10: Heroes and Heroines

September 24: Foods of the World

October 1: Ancient Egypt

October 8: World War II

TBD: Teddy Roosevelt

Trip to Historical Site: This semester, we are planning to visit Reed Gold Mine. http://www.nchistoricsites.org/reed/ The date hasn’t yet been decided. History in the News:  There is always something about history in the news.


Spring 2015

Trip to Latta Plantation On Thursday, April 30, members of the History Club visited Historic Latta Plantation. Built about 1800, the house is close to Huntersville on the Catawba River. Club members looked at the small museum and interpretive center and toured the house, which has been restored with furniture and artifacts to represent the era of the Early Republic. The site also has a working historical farm. Further Information about Historic Latta Plantation is at: http://www.lattaplantation.org/latta/index.php

The History Club will start weekly meetings for spring 2015 on Thursday, January 15, from 1-2PM. We are moving the meetings to Elizabeth Classroom Building 3126.


Fall 2014

In fall 2014, club members gave presentations about various history topics including the History of Zimbabwe,
the British Royal Family, the Jewish Community in Charlotte, and Art History.
The CPCC History Club visited the Carolinas Aviation Museum on October 30, 2014. We saw the "Miracle on the Hudson" exhibit and various historical aircraft. We also tried out the aircraft flight deck simulators.
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Charlotte, NC