Thursday, February 17, 2011

March 2011: Smithsonian Curator Emeritus to Speak

Contact: Thomas Spagnol - (252) 335-1453
Smithsonian Curator Emeritus to Speak

(Elizabeth City, NC) The Guild of Museum Friends of the Museum of the Albemarle will be sponsoring a presentation and luncheon on Thursday, March 3, 2011 featuring Edith Mayo, Curator Emeritus, in Political History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

The topic of her presentation is “The Role of Greek Sororities in Women’s Higher Education.” March is designated nationally as “Women’s History Month.” Ms. Mayo lectures widely on women’s history and serves as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.

The talk, to be followed by lunch, will take place at the First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City, 201 S. Road Street, and is open to members and non-members.

Tickets for lunch and lecture are $15.00, available at the Museum Gift Shop or by calling 252-338-2177.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252) 335-1453. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. 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 NC. 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

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