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September 2015

Hollerin’ Contest World Premiere

September 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hollerin’ Heritage Festival, 8200 Newton Grove Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334 United States
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Free
Hollerin Contest Premiere

Date: September 4, 2015 Location: Spivey's Corner VFD; 8200 Newton Grove Hwy. Dunn, NC 28334 Admission: Free Start Time: 7PM Film Showtime: 7:30PM Drinks and popcorn available for purchase as well as Hollerin' souvenirs. Please join us on Friday, September 4th for the premiere screening of "The Hollerin' Contest at Spivey's Corner" - a new documentary short about the history, characters, and sounds of the National Hollerin' Contest. It's a uniquely North Carolina tradition, and a uniquely North Carolina film…

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Hollerin’ Heritage Festival

September 12, 2015
Hollerin’ Heritage Festival, 8200 Newton Grove Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334 United States
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$5.00
Hollerin Heritage Festival

information taken from the nationalhollerincontest.com: Make your way to Spivey's Corner, "The Crossroads of the World," & and home of the National Hollerin' Contest for the Second Annual Hollerin' Heritage Festival, Saturday, September 12, 2015. Each year we revive the "almost lost" art of Hollerin' and seek to preserve our distinct cultural, historical, & agricultural heritage.  We are pleased to announce that this year's event will feature a BBQ Cook-Off officially sanctioned by the North Carolina Pork Council. Please join us…

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October 2015

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting Oct 2015

October 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Piggly Wiggly Headquarters ca1923

Abe Piasek, a Holocaust survivor now living in Raleigh, has been invited to speak about his terrifying experience as a child in Nazi occupied Poland. Piasek was only 12 years old in 1939 when Poland was invaded by Nazi Germany. A year later, he was forcefully separated from his family and taken to Radom, a forced labor camp. Piasek spent several years in the labor camps of Auschwitz and then Weinhausen before the end of the war in 1945. Piasek…

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Royal Family Reunion

October 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Salemburg Baptist Church Family Life Building, 300 North Main Street
Salemburg, NC 28385 United States
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$15.00
Royal Family Reunion

Load up the family & join us! Saturday, October 17th, 2015 Salemburg Baptist Church Family Life Center Registration at 10:00 AM Lunch at 12:30 PM cost for the day: Adults: $15.00 / 5–10 $5.00 / 4 & Under FREE Join the Royal clans for our 16th Annual Royal Family Reunion. You will meet Royals of varied ancestry and learn how the first Royals came to North Carolina, then journeyed out to other lands. We are excited about continuing our Royal…

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January 2016

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting Jan 2016

January 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Free
Piggly Wiggly Headquarters ca1923

Our speaker will be Derrick Brown, Asst. Site Manager at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site.  Derrick is a native of Sneads Ferry and holds a history degree from Western Carolina, along with a Masters from UNC-Wilmington.  His program is entitled “A Monumental Mystery: The Battle of Bentonville and its lost Confederate Soldiers.”  In his presentation, he will discuss the actual battle as well as the archaeological work that has recently been done to better understand when the Harper House was…

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April 2016

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting April 2016

April 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Free
Piggly Wiggly Headquarters ca1923

Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University, where he also directs the North Carolina Language and Life Project. He has pioneered research on social and ethnic dialects since the 1960s and published more than 20 books and more than 300 articles. Over the last two decades, he and his students have conducted more than 2,500 sociolinguistic interviews with residents of North Carolina and beyond. Current research supported by National Science Foundation grants have…

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July 2016

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting July 2016

July 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Piggly Wiggly Headquarters ca1923

Our speaker will Mr. J. C. Knowles, the “toastmaster” for our Sampson County Historical Society. After leaving the Oxford Orphanage in 1943, J. C. joined the Merchant Marines and later the army.  For more than 35 years, he has been the owner of Knowles Auction Company and has served in numerous civic posts.  He is an author and historian who is a great speaker.   J. C. has led a rich life and has enriched those around him.  Please make…

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Genealogy Workshop

July 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church, 201 Fayetteville St
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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The Richard Clinton Chapter of the DAR is having a genealogy workshop at Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church July 28th 10am. If interested call Joan at 592-3031.

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October 2016

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting October 2016

October 8, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Free

July 2017

Sampson County Historical Society Meeting July 2017

July 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piggly Wiggly Restaurant, 332 Northeast Blvd. - Located in the Jordan Shopping Center (bus 701)
Clinton, NC 28328 United States
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Free
Piggly Wiggly Headquarters ca1923

Our speaker for the meeting will be SCHS member, Joel Rose, who will provide a slide presentation on “Mount Pleasant” the antebellum plantation home of Billie Faison, as well as the plantation homes of his children known as “Pleasant Retreat”, “Woodlawn” and “Cuwiffle”. Also included will be photos of the old Faison Family “Cartwheel” Cemetery.

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