Our State Civil War History Weekend (waiting list registration)
Date: March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
We are pleased to announce that the Our State Civil War History Weekend has been a huge success! The first tour booked within 72 hours of posting on Our State's website.
Individuals on the waiting will have priority registration in the order that we received their names on the wait list.
The March 31 - April 2, 2017 tour has been scheduled to accommodate individuals that are on the current wait list as of January 24, 2017. Priority registration will be given to those individuals.
Package Includes: Two night's accommodations at the Kinston Hampton Inn
Friday night pig pickin' from Kings' Restaurant
Saturday night dinner at Chef & the Farmer, Vivian Howard's restaurant featured on her PBS television show A Chef's Life.
Saturday lunch at Queen Street Deli (Owner, Lerraine Howard Tolston has also been featured on A Chef's Life with her famous Red Velvet Cake.)
Breakfast Saturday and Sunday
All tours and talks Price $675 per couple
All-inclusive. Based on double occupancy.
Philip Gerard's talk on "The Kinston Hangings," plus time to chat with Phillip informally throughout the weekend.
Private reception and tour at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center www.nchistoricsites.org/neuse.
Visit the CSS Neuse II, the world's only full-sized facsimile of a Confederate Gunboat. www.cssneuseii.org
Private tour of an antebellum plantation
Guided tour and talk at historic Harmony Hall.
Guided bus tour of Battle of Wyse Fork Battlefield
Sunday morning music program at Harriet's Chapel, located near Starr's Battery in Battlefield Park. The site is the location where the moste heated part of the battle took place. The original church on the site was used as a hospital following the battle.