News and Special Events

Current Exhibit

Building the Black Community in Johnston County, 1865-1900 


Historical Marker Unveilings

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Wednesday, June 19, 10 am, Freedmen's Schoolhouse marker, First Missionary Baptist Church, corner of 4th and Caswell Streets, Smithfield

Friday, June 21, 11 am, Atkinson's Mill marker, 95 Atkinson Mill Road, Selma

Friday, June 28, 10 am, Hinton's Quarter Courthouse marker, E. Front Street Roundabout, Clayton, with reception at Arbors at East Village, 56 Bent Branch Loop, Clayton 

Saturday, July 6, 10 am, Gov. Benjamin Williams marker, 3390 Grabtown Road, Smithfield

Saturday, July 20, 10 am, Catch-Me-Eye marker, place TBD


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