Special Events

Upcoming events at The History Place in 2015

“Rodney Kemp Presents”

Lunch With Rodney Kemp. Lunch starts at 11:30 and lecture at 12:00. Donation of $15 includes lunch and lecture. Donation of $12 for Historical Society members. For lecture only, $8 for non-members and $5 for members. To guarantee a seat and lunch, make reservation and pay for your tickets before the Wednesday prior to each lecture. Call 252-247-7533 ext 1 or stop by the museum Store. Membership applications are available in the store.

October 23rd – Wade Sokolosky, Col (ret) US Army Rodney discusses with Col. Wade his latest book, “To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming: The Battle of Wise’s Forks.”

November 6th – Jack Dudley introduces his latest book, “Southern Outer Banks: Cape Lookout Seashore.”  A beautiful photographic history of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Beginning in the late 1800s, various photographers came to the banks to capture the nature, people, events and structures.

Rodney Kemp - Carteret County's most beloved Historian.

Rodney Kemp – Carteret County’s most beloved Historian.

November 20th – Kathleen McMillan Guthrie discusses with Rodney her book, “Alice Hoffman , Queen of Bogue Banks.” It’s the account of a woman who decides to forge her own way.

December 11th – Celia Faye Stryon discusses her new book, “The Tides Have Spoken,” which contains reflections, anecdotes, and chronicles of times in old Beaufort.

Other Events at The History Place

November 19 – Newcomer’s Club at 11 AM

December 5th – Craft Fair 9AM – 4PM

December 31 – Countdown to the new year starting at 7PM