Event Schedule

Friday, October 21, 2022  ~  6 pm to 9 pm

  •  Concert Performance by Morgan Hudson Vickers

  • Watch night-time Cannon Firings on Contentnea Creek

  • Tour the Grifton Museum and Indian Village

  • Fellowship around the campfires within the Civil War Encampments

  • Enjoy Concessions available on the grounds

Saturday, October 22, 2022  ~  9 am to 5 pm

Morgan Hudson Vickers

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Dr. Arwin Smallwood

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Dr. Michael Brantley

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Edwin Averette

  • All Day Events include:

    • Civil War and Colonial Encampments​

    • Daytime Cannon Firings

    • History Presentations, 

    • Tours of the Grifton Museum and Indian Village

    • Fossil pitt activities with the Auroro

  • ​9:30am - Guest Speaker - Dr. Arwin Smallwood

Dr. Arwin Smallwood will be discussing the tri-racial (Native American, African, and European) heritage of Eastern North Carolina and the Tuscaroras in Bertie County.

  • 11am - Guest  Speaker - Dr.  Michael Brantley

Dr. Michael Brantley will be discussing his book, Galvanized: The Odyssey of a Reluctant Carolina Confederate - an account of his great-great-grandfather from Nash County.

  • 1:30 pm - Guest Speaker - Edwin Averette​​

Mr. Edwin Averette will be discussing his research of the Jacob Blount family and Blount Hall (built prior to 1762) near present-day Grifton.