African-American Cemetery Preservation Mini-Conference

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February 19, 2021
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History

On Friday 19 February at 11 am EST, the History program at Elizabeth City State University in partnership with the NC African American Heritage Commission, the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, the Museum of the Albemarle, and Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Parks and Recreation is hosting an African American Cemetery Preservation Mini-Conference. The mini-conference is free, virtual, and open to the public.


North Carolina African American Cemetery Preservation Initiative
Ms. Angela Thorpe,
 Director of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission 

The Social and Historic Importance of African American Cemeteries  
Dr. Latif Tarik, 
Assistant Professor, History, ECSU 

Headstone Cleaning: A Virtual Lesson    
Ms. Melissa Timo, 
North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
and/or Ms. Jessica Cosmas, Museum of the Albemarle 

Moderator and Zoom Facilitator 
Dr. Melissa Stuckey, 
Assistant Professor, History, ECSU 

Registration Link


Contact Info: 

Dr. Melissa Stuckey
Assistant Professor of History
Elizabeth City State University

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