Sunday, September 29, 2013 @ 03:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Charlotte is known for tearing down its history. Is the region and state doing any better today at saving our historic mills, buildings, and neighborhoods?
Hear the latest successes and challenges from Preservation North Carolina, the statewide citizens group that works to save old buildings and neighborhoods.
President Myrick Howard will show dramatic before-and-after photos of historic mills and mill villages that have been saved, and talk about the challenges in the Charlotte area and beyond. He'll spotlight the renovation of the landmark Loray/Firestone Mill in Gastonia, featured in Levine Museum of the New South's "Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers" exhibit.
At the historic Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road in Myers Park. T
he event is free but reservations are required.
To reserve your spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704/714-4445.
Part of the ongoing series Explore History! sponsored by Levine Museum and the Duke Mansion.