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CANCELED Hometown History Series

  • 01 Mar 2020
  • 22 Mar 2020
  • 4 sessions
  • 01 Mar 2020, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • 08 Mar 2020, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 15 Mar 2020, 3:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 22 Mar 2020, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Cary Regional Library

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus, the March 15 and 22 events have been canceled.  There are no rescheduled dates at this time.

is event Presented in collaboration with Page-Walker Arts & History Center and the Friends of Page-Walker, the Cary Regional Library is offering a 4-week series on Cary's history. From Tuscarora to temperance to Kildaire Farm, learn about the rich history of this once quaint railroad town and its role as a leader in education.  Help preserve its history by sharing artifacts for digital archiving.  And top it all off with a trolley tour of historic downtown Cary and beyond. 

March 1:  Introduction to Cary History.  An overview of Cary's history.  Please sign up here.

March 8:  Celebrating 150 years of Cary Education.  A discussion of Cary's role as a leader in education for over a century.

March 15:  History Harvest: Digital Archiving of Community Artifacts.  Members of the Library staff and Friends of Page-Walker invite citizens to bring their Cary history for documentation.

March 22:  Trolley Tour of Historic Sites.  A trolley tour of downtown Cary led by the Friends of Page-Walker. Ticketing for this event will take place at earlier events in series.

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