Chowan Discovery has given over 100 programs for the public our founding in 2008.
Most of these programs are free to the public. The venues included schools, libraries,
churches, civic groups, museums, colleges and universities and conferences.
- Wed, Aug 17Elizabeth CityThe Chowanoke Nation was the largest of the Algonquian nations in North Carolina. The English encountered them in 1586 – one year before the arrival of the Lost Colony. Marvin Tupper Jones, a Chowanoke descendant and Director of the Chowan Discovery Group, gives an image-filled history.
- Sat, Aug 20Downtown Kinston, NCIn the early 1960s, successful Civil Rights sit-ins occurred where this marker with be unveiled and dedicated. Chowan Discovery's 2nd NC Civil Rights Trails Marker and 10th historical marker!
- Sat, Mar 11Location is TBDKatie M. Hart (1899 - 1982) was the first African American librarian in the four-county Roanoke-Chowan area in northeastern North Carolina. In 1938, Mrs. Hart introduced the Hertford County Colored Library Bookmobile.