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Fall 2019 HSNC Meeting, Durham, NC

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Date / Place

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Place: North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
President Jerry Gershenhorn, member of the NCCU faculty


2:00-3:00 pm: Council Meeting: Edmonds Classroom Building, Room 201B
3:00-4:00 pm: Social Hour: Edmonds Classroom Building, Room 201B

Afternoon sessions will be held in the Hubbard-Totten Building Auditorium:
4:00-4:45 pm: Bob Korstad, “Bull City 150” (Marking the Sesquicentennial of the City of Durham)
4:45-5:30 pm: Jim Martin, “Jewish Houses of Worship in North Carolina”
5:30-6:00 pm: Business Meeting (members only) Hubbard Totten Building Auditorium

Chancellor’s Dining Hall: W.G. Pearson Dining Hall:
6:00-7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00-8:00 pm: Presidential Address: Jerry Gershenhorn, “The Long Black Freedom Struggle in Northampton County, North Carolina”

Registration & Meal

To register and reserve a meal for the October 11th meeting, please mail your check for $30 made out to the Historical Society of North Carolina to Treasurer Ralph Scott by Friday, October 1, 2019. The address is below:

Ralph Scott
309 South Library Street
Greenville, NC 27858


Latham Parking Deck, 705 E Lawson St, Durham, NC 27701
If you’re headed south on Fayetteville Street, make a left on Lawson Street, go 0.2 miles, turn left on Lincoln Street, and make an immediate right into the parking deck.

From the parking deck, walk northwest on E. Lawson St toward Lincoln St 430 ft.
Turn left onto Eagle Campus Dr
Destination will be on the right, 0.3 mi
Edmonds Classroom Building, Room 201B

Maps will be sent by email to those who register.


Those seeking overnight accommodations for the October 11 meeting at NCCU may wish to check with the following (as well as any others online):

21c Museum Hotel
111 N Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701-3207
Reservations: 877.226.9957

Hampton Inn & Suites Durham North I-85
1542 N Gregson St, Durham, NC 27701-1155
(919) 688-8880

Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University
1816 Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC 27705-2650
(919) 724-4566

The University Inn
502 Elf St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-4421

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park
4810 Page Creek Ln, Durham, NC 27703-8582
(919) 941-6000



October 11, 2019
2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC United States + Google Map