UPDATE FROM FT. RALEIGH DIG
(Elizabeth City, NC) The Guild of Museum Friends will feature a presentation by archaeologist Clay Swindell at the Museum of the Albemarle for their monthly meeting Thursday, January 6, at 10:30 a.m. Mr Swindell, Collections Specialist for the Museum and researcher for the First Colony Foundation will present a brief summary of previous and future archaeological research relating to the Elizabethan Roanoke colonies of the 16th century. Recent discoveries by First Colony archaeologists include a copper necklace on display at the Museum. Call 252-335-1453 for more information.
The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information is available 24/7 at www.ncculture.com.