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RSVP For History Night Lecture At The Wayne County Museum

RSVP For History Night Lecture At The Wayne County Museum

A special History Night at the Wayne County Museum will serve as a kickoff for NC Freedom Fest activities.  Dr. Roy Heidicker, the retired historian for the 4th Fighter Wing, and Stephen Becket, the 916th Air Refueling Wing Historian, will give a presentation on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base squadrons’ involvement in WW II. …read more »

Wayne County Museum Prepares For Busy June

Wayne County Museum Prepares For Busy June

There’s a lot going on this month at the local historical museum. Jennifer Kuykendall, the Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum, appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3. She says the new exhibit, “Stars, Stages and Screens of Wayne County,” is open now featuring a look at locally-born…read more »

Museum Opens New Stage & Screen Exhibit This Saturday

Museum Opens New Stage & Screen Exhibit This Saturday

The Wayne County Museum’s newest exhibit opens this weekend. “Stars, Stages & Screens of Wayne County” opens to the public at 10 AM on Saturday, May 15. The new exhibit highlights the many live theatre venues, opera houses, movie theaters, and drive-in theaters, of Wayne County as well as some of the local stars past…read more »

135th USCT Honored As Museum Exhibit Comes To A Close (PHOTO GALLERY)

135th USCT Honored As Museum Exhibit Comes To A Close (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Wayne County Museum in Downtown Goldsboro hosted the grand finale for its exhibit on the 135th United States Colored Troop on Saturday.  The exhibit displayed the efforts of the locally-organized Black soldiers of the Civil War.  The 135th USCT was organized in Goldsboro on March 28, 1865, toward the end of the Civil War.…read more »

Museum’s Grand Finale For 135th USCT Exhibit Set For Saturday

Museum’s Grand Finale For 135th USCT Exhibit Set For Saturday

It’s your last chance to check out the Wayne County Museum’s latest exhibit, “Fighting for Freedom: the 135th USCT, Black Soldiers of the Civil War.” This Saturday, May 1, is the grand finale of the exhibit which shows the efforts of the locally-organized Black soldiers of the Civil War. At 1 PM on Saturday, there…read more »

Museum’s 135th USCT Exhibit Opens This Saturday

Museum’s 135th USCT Exhibit Opens This Saturday

The Wayne County Museum opens its newest exhibit this weekend. In honor of Black History Month, the local museum will showcase the history of the little-known Black soldiers of the Civil War, particularly the 135th United States Colored Troop formed right here in Goldsboro. Jennifer Kuykendall, the Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum, appeared…read more »

Wayne County Museum To Debut 135th USCT Exhibit In February

Wayne County Museum To Debut 135th USCT Exhibit In February

The Wayne County Museum will be presenting their annual Black History exhibit in collaboration with the USCT Research Team, on the little-known Black soldiers of the Civil War. The special exhibition will open on Saturday, February 20th at 10 AM.  At 1 PM on opening day, local reenactors will introduce visitors to these brave African-American soldiers,…read more »

Museum Opens Its New Immigrant Exhibit Today

Museum Opens Its New Immigrant Exhibit Today

The Wayne County Museum debuts its newest exhibit today, Saturday, November 7. “The Immigrant Experience in Wayne County” opens to the public at 10 AM and an opening night reception is scheduled from 5 – 6:30 PM tonight. Jennifer Kuykendall, the Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum, talked about the importance of the new…read more »

Museum’s BBQ Exhibit Ends Saturday

Museum’s BBQ Exhibit Ends Saturday

This is your last chance to check out the local history behind Eastern Carolina’s iconic cuisine. This Saturday, October 24, is the last day to view the popular “The Whole Hog: A History of Eastern NC Barbecue” exhibit at the Wayne County Museum. The museum is open from 10 AM – 6 PM on Saturday. The…read more »

Wayne County Museum Receives $4,000 In NC CARES Funding

Wayne County Museum Receives $4,000 In NC CARES Funding

The Wayne County Historical Association and Museum has received $4,000 NC CARES: Humanities Relief Grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. This emergency grant funding was provided to North Carolina cultural organizations experiencing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are extremely grateful and honored to be one of the 59 organizations selected for this…read more »

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