“Behind the Scenes” theatre at Burwell School Historic Site
Hear historian Peter Sandbeck describe the location and history of area African-American cemeteries.
African-American Heritage Walking Tour Kick Off
The African-American Heritage Walking Tour is now LIVE! Brought to you by The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough.
African-American Poetry, Past, & Present Poetry
Behind the Scenes: The Memoirs of Elizabeth Keckly, James Still, and Henry Ossian Flipper
Join Burwell School and Dr. William Andrews in a discussion of several published memoirs of enslaved people, including Elizabeth Keckly. 1/13 2pm FREE
Beyond Slavery’s Shadow: North Carolina’s Free People of Color
Learn about the lives of free persons of color in North Carolina. 1/20 7pm
Builders of Burwell, Hillsborough, and Orange County
Exploration of local artisans, builders, and craftsmen and the mark they left in Hillsborough. In person and virtual options. 2/19 3pm *free but pre-register
Enslaved and Free Persons of Color at the Burwell School, 1837 – 1857
Finding Your Roots: A Conversation with Vera Cecelski
February 25th - In honor of Black History Month, the Burwell School Historic Site is pleased to present Vera Cecelski, site coordinator at Historic Stagville, for a conversation regarding her genealogical research of black families in our area
From Slavery to Freedom: The Power of Music – Presentation and Performance by Mary D. Williams
Mary D. Williams Concert
Mike Wiley: Blood Done Sign My Name
Quilt Show at the Burwell School
Slavery and Class in the American South — William L. Andrews, PhD.
Sunday Lecture Series at OCHM: Dr. Omar Ali
The History of Baseball in NC: Virtual Program
Two Southern Ladies!
William L. Andrews – Reading and Book Signing