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Center Installs Civil War Trails Marker on Campus

Trails Marker

In December 2013, the national Civil War Trails program installed on the Louisburg College campus a marker commemorating the encampment of Union troops...Read More

Foundation Incorporated

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.

2013-2014 Lecture Series

The Civil War and Its Aftermath in North Carolina and Franklin County

Lectures are free and open to the public.
Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Norris Theatre on the Louisburg College campus.

The dedication of the Civil War Trails marker on May 1, 2014, will take place at 7 p.m.

For more information, call the Tar River Center for History and Culture at (919) 497-3252 or send an e-mail message to


The Tar River Center for History and Culture at Louisburg College promotes a sense of community and shared history by helping citizens of all ages and backgrounds to explore the rich architecture, culture, and history of the Upper Tar River region of North Carolina.