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Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

August 21 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

On February 19, 1942, following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a mandate that required all Americans of Japanese ancestry to enter internment camps. The majority of Japanese detained were native-born Americans or legal U.S. citizens. The Manzanar Relocation Center, located 220 miles northeast of... Read more »

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The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers, a special exhibit created by Faith Memorial Chapel, Cedar Mountain, NC, now on display at the Upcountry History Museum, presents the unshakable faith of Rt. Reverend Ellison Capers and how his fortitude created a lasting legacy. Though he lost loved ones and survived many of his own near-death experiences in... Read more »

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Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - January 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Credit Line: www.pbs.org/craft-in-america/tv-series/quilts/ Quilts are of course not the first thing that comes to mind when you are talking about Ken Burns. The acclaimed filmmaker is known for making dozens of documentary series, including “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently his 10-part “The Vietnam War.” His style is a blend of American history and personal anecdote,... Read more »

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11:00 am

Museum Drop-In Tour

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in Upcountry history? Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history. Drop-In Tours will occur on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through 2021. All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m. Drop-In Tours... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Lunchbox Learning

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle Topic: Even As We Breathe Join Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) as she discusses her debut novel, Even As We Breathe. Even As We Breathe tells the story of Cowney Sequoyah, a young man yearning to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina... Read more »

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