Behind-the-Scenes Volunteer Interest Session

  • Sat, Nov 5, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • The Charlotte Museum of History

    3500 Shamrock Drive
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28215
Ticket Price Free This event is now over
Description

Interested in volunteering but don't know where to start? Look no further! Join us as we explore the museum's various volunteer opportunities and learn about what it takes to volunteer at a museum and/or historic site. This 90-minute interest session includes an information and Q&A session with one of our education specialists and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum and historic Alexander homesite.

Date & Time

Sat, Nov 5, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue Details

The Charlotte Museum of History

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, North Carolina 28215 The Charlotte Museum of History
The Charlotte Museum of History

The Charlotte Museum of History saves and shares the Charlotte region’s history, connecting the past to current issues and opportunities. We believe a shared understanding of the past can enrich the community’s future, and we work to tell the stories of all parts of our community and all those who have inhabited our area.

 

The museum sits on an eight-acre wooded campus in fast-changing East Charlotte. It’s the site of the oldest surviving house in Mecklenburg County, the Rock House built circa 1774 for the Hezekiah Alexander household. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a designated local landmark, the house is Charlotte’s only remaining structure from the days of the Revolutionary period. Nearby are a relocated barn dating to the era, a reproduction log kitchen, and a reconstructed two-story springhouse. Tours of the site and museum programs highlight how people lived during that era and tell of the many cultures that came together to build Charlotte, including the stories of Black, Indigenous, and immigrant communities.


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