Black Landscapes Matter
Tuesday, August 11 at 4pm
Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder, Alicia Garza described the underlying motivations for the BLM movement as fighting “to be seen, to live with dignity, and to be connected.” Building on this quote, Professor Kofi Boone uses these three themes as lenses to examine landscapes in North Carolina, and to show how Black Landscapes (could) Matter.
Presented by Kofi Boone, ASLA - Professor of Landscape Architecture at NC State University
Wilmington, Lost but not Forgotten at the Beach
Tuesday, August 25 at 4pm
Join us as we take a look at lost coastal buildings on the beaches of southeast North Carolina. Presented by historian Beverly Tetterton and Bellamy Mansion Museum Director, Gareth Evans.
Image: Oceanic Hotel, Wrightsville Beach
The Godette Hotel
Sponsored by: Laura Benson and Walt Sliva, Beaufort
"The Godette Hotel was once Beaufort's version of a Green Book hotel and restaurant. Back in those days, the town’s waterfront restaurants all refused to serve black customers. The Godette Hotel welcomed them." - David Cecelski
Learn more about this incredible historic landmark and Preservation NC's efforts to help save it from demolition. Interview and Q&A with author David Cecelski and Stephanie Dauway (granddaughter of hotel owners Henderson and Lucy Gray Godette).
Tuesday, July 28 at 4pm
Image: Godette Hotel, Beaufort
Preservation NC Before and After
Mike and Mary Cockrill
Through Preservation NC's nationally recognized and award-winning Endangered Properties Program we’ve rescued nearly 900 old, interesting, historic, sometimes abandoned, but always important properties. And there’s a story behind each one. Join us as we take a look back at some of our favorite "Before and After" stories! Presented by Preservation NC President, Myrick Howard.
Tuesday, July 14 at 4pm
Image: Staircase at Coolmore, Tarboro, NC