Update on Civil War History Center

An update was given at the last city council meeting regarding the proposed and partially funded North Carolina Civil War History Center.

  • Board of Advisors has changed the name to North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center
  • Hired architect
  • Archeological review in process
  • Poe House has been purchased
  • Phase 1 EPA study underway
  • Obtained resolutions in support of the center from the North Carolina Board of Education and the North Carolina Secretary of Education
  • Hired videographer
  • Small ground breaking spring 2018 with the NC Secretary of Cultural Resources
  • Meetings with private investors
  • In 45 days have raised $300,000
  • 200 jobs to be created with a 20 million dollar annual impact


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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".