Archive: Month: June 2008
On May 20, Patriots Took a Stand in N.C.

In 1762, a section of land from Anson County was set aside in western North Carolina to form a new county. Where two stagecoach roads crossed, a little town was founded in honor of King George’s wife Queen Charlotte. Read more. Etta Reid Greensboro News and Record June 29, 2008

Filmmaker Ken Burns Attends MecDec Day Event

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns talks with May 20th Society executive committee members Charles Jonas and Scott Syfer of Moore & Van Allen, one of the event sponsors, during a May 20 reception for Burns on the rooftop of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Read more. Olivia Fortson Charlotte Observer June 1, 2008