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American individuals, families and communities are rapidly becoming more multi-racial and multi-cultural. While many think this is new, in northeastern North Carolina's Roanoke-Chowan area, there is a landowning mixed-race community that has been successful for centuries – the Winton Triangle. Even now, its experiences offer paths for America to follow.

Chowan Discovery researches, documents, preserves and presents the Winton Triangle’s history. We endeavor to work with those in and around the Winton Triangle to build vibrancy. Explore our offerings on this site to learn of Chowan Discovery’s work and the support we provide to the Winton Triangle and beyond!

One of Chowan Discovery's latest historical marker efforts:

the North Carolina Civil Rights Trails Historical  Marker

New Ahoskie Baptist Church - Ahoskie, North Carolina

Sponsored by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission,
the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and Chowan Discovery.

EVENT
A Chowanoke
History Lecture
August 17 - Noon

F E A T U R I N G
Wild's Raid
Historic Marker,
Elizabeth City, NC

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NEW!
KATIE HART BIO

Pioneering Librarian

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RESEARCH
and
DOCUMENATATION

UNDER CONSTRUCTIONI

government archives, family collections, books, newspaper archives, online sources, photograph, video, interviews, researcher support

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PRESERVATION

UNDER CONSTRUCTIONIPleasant Plains School, Dr. Brown's grave, AD Fair papers, James Hall papers

Photos: Fair Document, Lecture photo, PPSchool photo

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WHAT NEXT?

 VISIT OUR FUTURES PAGE

AND SEE

WHAT WE WANT TO DO NEXT!

 UNDER CONSTRUCTIONILectures, writings, stage production, broadcast interviews, blog posts, video, tours, future plans