Participants will develop strong personal contacts as well as reference guides to encourage and enable further casual reading or serious research.
The class series also makes a great gift for that person who has an interest in history and gift certificates are available.
Behind-the-scenes tours of various historic sites and presentations by local experts will leave all participants with a greater knowledge of the area in which we live. Classes include information on Native Americans, early pioneers, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and into modern times! The basic text is “Rowan County… A Brief History” by James S. Brawley. It is available at the Rowan Public Library for checkout.
Make your reservation below or by calling 704-636-0103 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download Course Materials All course materials either written or compiled by Doug Black, Reginald Brown, Terry Holt, and Barbara Upright
Week 1 - Time Before Rowan County (Part One)
Week 1 - Time Before Rowan County (Part Two)
Week 2 - The Great Wagon Road
Week 3 - Revolutionary War
Week 4 - 1799-1839 & Marshall Ney
Week 4 - 1839-1860 Social Custom & Gold Mining
Week 5 - Civil War Years
Week 5 - Stoneman’s Raid
Week 6 - 1865-1900
Week 7/8 - Jim Crow and the Civil Rights
Week 9 - Salisbury Movie History - www.mikeclinesthenplaying.com
Class participants will receive access to a private YouTube channel containing videos from the course.