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Enrollment begins for 2018 Rowan County History Course

Staff report

SALISBURY — The 13-week Rowan County History Course, a joint effort by Rowan Museum Inc. and Historic Salisbury Foundation, will be offered again Feb. 1-May 3.

Enrollment is now open. Participants will meet on Thursday, usually from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at various locations, beginning Feb. 1 with the Rowan Museum at 202 N. Main St.

The course includes information on Native Americans, early pioneers, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, industrialization and more up to modern day.

The basic text is “Rowan County: A Brief History” by James S. Brawley. It is available at Rowan Public Library or on CD at the class for $10.

Registration fees for the class are $30 for the general public; $25 for current members of HSF or Rowan Museum; or $20 for newcomers to the community within the past 12 months.

For more information, as well as to download a schedule and class materials, visit https://www.historicsalisbury.org/education/history-class.

To register through HSF, email office@historicsalisbury.org or call 704-636-0103. Provide your name, phone number and mailing address.

Tuition may be paid in advance over the telephone with a credit card or by check mailed to Historic Salisbury Foundation, P.O. Box 4221, Salisbury, NC 28145.

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