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Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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February 2020

Hillsborough & The Turning of the Tide with Randell Jones

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange County Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

New Revolutionary War History in North Carolina with Acclaimed Scholar, Randall Jones. The Battle of Kings Mountain on Oct. 7, 1780 was the “turning of the tide” in the American Revolution in the South. Although this battle is most associated with Overmountain Men crossing the Appalachians to pursue the arrogant British Major Patrick Ferguson through the farther west piedmont, a new Kings Mountain story can now be told; It begins and ends in Hillsborough. Hillsborough’s connection to the patriot cause…

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Crazy Horse: Floyd Clown, Sr. Book Talk and Signing

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange County Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

    Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life & Legacy by William Matson, book talk and signing by family descendant Floyd Clown, Sr. In Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy, by William B. Matson, the family clarifies some inaccuracies about their famous ancestor’s life and legacy. Floyd Clown Sr, one of the three sole administrators and spokesmen of the Crazy Horse estate, will also talk about the family’s generational stories, Lakota treaties, what it means to be Lakota,…

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