The History Museum

of Burke County

September 15th: Special “Coffee at the Museum”

Coffee at the Museum Series

10 a.m. – Friday,   September 15, 2017

The museum hosts Dr. Dr. Omar Ali, dean of the Lloyd International Honors College and professor of African-American and Latin American history at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro.

Dr. Ali will speak on “Resistance to 16th Century Iberian Expansion in the Carolinas: At the Intersection of Indian, Spanish, and African Encounters”.  His presentation will review the history of Fort San Juan and the story of Spanish efforts to establish outposts in the Carolinas.

The Public is invited to attend this free event.  Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call the museum office at (828) 437-1777.