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Rock Castle Home

June 2 : 10:45 am - 12:30 pm

The Floyd County Historical Society Presents:

             Dr. Charlie D. Thompson Jr.

                 Rock Castle Home

Jesse Peterman Library Community Room: June 18, 2022

Refreshments and Historical Society Updates begin at 10:45 with Dr. Thompson presenting and taking questions at 11:00 AM

Rock Castle Home explores life in Rock Castle Gorge and the displacement of the Rock Castle Farming community with the National Park Service construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

This is a FREE Public Event:  All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Dr. Charlie Thompson is a Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Documentary Studies at Duke University.  Dr. Thompson holds a Ph.D. in religion and culture from UNC-Chapel Hill, with concentrations in cultural studies and Latin American studies. He also holds an M.S. degree in Agricultural Education from NC A&T State University. His particular interests include farmworkers, immigration, agriculture, and Appalachian Studies.

Location: Jesse Peterman Library Community Room

Free admission – handicap accessible

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Date:
June 2
Time:
10:45 am - 12:30 pm
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Venue

Jessie Peterman Memorial Library
321 W. Main St.
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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Phone:
540-745-2947
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