Transforming an existing regional museum into a major, statewide history center requires a tremendous amount of planning. The challenge is much greater when the museum’s mission is unique and its reach spans a state more than 500 miles in length.
Earlier this year, we commissioned two local university students, one from FSU (Dorien Caldwell) and the other from UNC-Pembroke (Angel Garcia) to do a three-part video history of the Fayetteville Civil War Arsenal site. They did all the filming, research and...read more
About The Center
Transforming an existing regional museum into a major, statewide history center requires a tremendous amount of planning. The challenge is much greater...
Building The Museum Of The Future
The History Center is designed to be a “teaching museum” rather than a “collecting museum.” While hosting a respectable core collection, the History Center will...
The Civil War and Reconstruction in North Carolina are important and complicated subjects. Early in the planning process, there was considerable debate over the merits of...
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.
Governor James G. Martin
James R. Leutze, Ph.D., Wilmington