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Saturday, August 06, 2016, 12:00 pm

Tyrone Rowell
Duplin County Historical Society Meeting
North Carolina Civil War History Center
Location: Rose Hill Restaurant, Rose Hill, NC
The guest speaker for the August meeting will be Tyrone Rowell. Rowell is a volunteer representing the North Carolina Civil War History Center planned for Fayetteville. He will explain the purpose and goals of this new center and its unique "story telling" concept that will offer opportunities for North Carolinians to have their family stories heard and stored for educational and research purposes. Rowell is a native of Henderson in Vance County. His background is in higher education administration and served 34 years at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, in many positions including Vice Chancellor fro Advancement and later as assistant to the chancellor for special projects. Prior to joining UNCW he was director of development and community relations for Elon College. His military experience includes 29 years in the US Army, the N.C. National Guard and the US Army Reserves. He also served for nine years at the appointed N.C. Ambassador for the Army Reserves.Rowell lives in Wilmington where he is currently a volunteer and board member with the Friends of Fort Fisher.
For More Information call 910-296-2175
Cost: Lunch, if desired, $13.00
Open to the Public


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.