The Early Development of the Tar River Valley of North Carolina is the focus of the 2014-2015 lecture series of the Tar River Center
for History and Culture.
The Tar River Center for History and Culture has developed a strategic plan for the period 2014-2017. According to Maury York, the
center's director, the plan was crafted in response to suggestions made at a well-attended public meeting...
Dr. William E. Dunstan, who has taught history at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina for
more than twenty-five years, will give a book talk at Louisburg College on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. in the Benson Chapel.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
May 1, 2014
On Thursday, May 1, 2014 - exactly 149 years after thousands of Union troops pitched their tents on the campuses of Louisburg Female College and Louisburg Male Academy before continuing their march from Raleigh to Washington, D.C....Read More
January 9, 2014
In December 2013, the national Civil War Trails program installed on the Louisburg College campus a marker commemorating the encampment of Union troops following the Civil War...Read More
The office of the North Carolina Secretary of State on December 13, 2013, incorporated the Tar River Center for History and Culture Foundation. The foundation will seek funds with which to carry out the work of the Tar River Center for History and Culture. Work has begun on the application to the Internal Revenue Service for 501 (c) (3) status.
The North Caroliniana Society, Inc. has awarded the Tar River Center for History and Culture a grant of $500 in support of the center's 2013-2014 Lecture Series. "We are grateful to the North Caroliniana Society for its outstanding support," said Maury York, director of the TRCHC. The North Caroliniana Society, founded in 1975 and based in Chapel Hill, is dedicated to the promotion of increased knowledge and appreciation of North Carolina's heritage.
The Tar River Center for History and Culture has released a report summarizing the exciting meeting held at the Louisburg Training Center on September 19, 2013, to solicit ideas for charting the future of the organization. Read the report here.