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Saturday, February 04, 2017, 12:00 pm

Harmony Hall Plantation, White Oak
Duplin County Historical Society
Historic Harmony Hall Plantation
Location: Rose Hill Restaurant, Rose Hill, NC
Our program will be presented by staff members of the pre-Revolutionary War historic Harmony Hall Plantation at White Oak
Harmony Hall Plantation is steeped in history around the Revolutionary War period. The home was built by Colonel James Richardson funded partially by a grant given to him by King George III for service during the French and Indian War that occurred from 1756-1763.   During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Richardson was captured by the British army and later paroled. He later joined the American army.
The two-story, wood-frame home was constructed prior to 1768 on 12,000-15,000 acres in an area near White Oak in Bladen County, on the banks of the Cape Fear River.
The plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offer tours of the home and surrounding grounds.

The meeting is at 12 noon, lunch.
Cost: Lunch is optional at $13.00 including tax and tip.


Friday, May 26, 2017, 2:00 pm
World War I Memorial Monument Dedication
Location: Kenansville. NC


Meetings

The Duplin County Historical Society meets quarterly on the first Saturday of February, May, August and November. Unless otherwise notified, the meetings are held at the Rose Hill Restaurant in Rose Hill at 12 noon. Lunch is available at the current pricing rate.