Luncheon Lecture

10 05, 2024

Moore’s Creek Battlefield

2024-05-10T10:46:33-04:00

Sept 12, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Jason Howell who will speak about Moore’s Creek National Battlefield. Jason Howell is a Park Guide, Historic Weapons Supervisor and Historian at Moore’s Creek National Battlefield.

Moore’s Creek Battlefield2024-05-10T10:46:33-04:00
11 04, 2024

Historic Halifax & Halifax Resolves

2024-04-11T14:23:36-04:00

May 9, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Frank McMahon who will speak about Historic Halifax where the “Halifax Resolves” were unanimously adopted. This was the first official action by an entire colony recommending independence from England.

Historic Halifax & Halifax Resolves2024-04-11T14:23:36-04:00
14 03, 2024

2024 Scholarship Presentations

2024-03-14T11:46:59-04:00

April 11, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present the 2024 Scholarships recipients during the luncheon lecture series on April 11, 2024.

2024 Scholarship Presentations2024-03-14T11:46:59-04:00
8 02, 2024

Poplar Grove Plantation: From American Revolution to American Civil War

2024-02-09T09:16:45-05:00

March 14, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Caroline C. Lewis who will speak about The Poplar Grove Plantation: From American Revolution to the American Civil War. Desiring to return to her roots, Lewis transitioned from higher education by accepting the position of Executive Director of Poplar Grove Foundation Inc. in 2014.

Poplar Grove Plantation: From American Revolution to American Civil War2024-02-09T09:16:45-05:00
20 01, 2024

Greetings from Camp Davis Lecture by Cliff Tyndall

2024-01-20T06:47:30-05:00

February 8, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Cliff Tyndall. Cliff Tyndall is a recently retired History and Geography Professor at Bladen Community College, who will speak about The history of Camp Davis.

Greetings from Camp Davis Lecture by Cliff Tyndall2024-01-20T06:47:30-05:00
14 12, 2023

The Search for Amelia Earhart Lecture by Jeffrey D. Morris

2023-12-27T16:04:51-05:00

January 11, 2024 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Jeffrey D. Morris. Mr. Morris currently serves as the Owner, Director, Business Manager, and Principal Scientist of both AzulMar Research, LLC and GeoMar Research, LLC., who will speak about The Search for Amelia Earhart.

The Search for Amelia Earhart Lecture by Jeffrey D. Morris2023-12-27T16:04:51-05:00
9 11, 2023

Women’s Airforce Service Pilots Lecture by John Moseley

2023-11-09T18:04:18-05:00

December 14, 2023 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present John Moseley, the museum manager of the North Carolina Maritime Museum, Fort Johnson, Southport, who will speak about the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP).

Women’s Airforce Service Pilots Lecture by John Moseley2023-11-09T18:04:18-05:00
13 10, 2023

Highland Scots of North Carolina Lecture by William S. Caudill

2023-10-13T05:56:28-04:00

November 9, 2023 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present William S. Caudill, the founder of the Scottish Heritage Center and the pipe band at St. Andrews University, who will speak about the Highland Scots of North Carolina.

Highland Scots of North Carolina Lecture by William S. Caudill2023-10-13T05:56:28-04:00
14 09, 2023

Queen Anne’s Revenge Lecture by Kimberly Kenyon

2023-09-14T06:58:50-04:00

October 12, 2023 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Kimberly Kenyon, NC Office of State Archaeology, who will speak about the archeological site of La Concorde/Queen Anne's Revenge.

Queen Anne’s Revenge Lecture by Kimberly Kenyon2023-09-14T06:58:50-04:00
1 09, 2023

World War II PT Boat Lecture by Morton Blanchard

2023-09-14T06:18:38-04:00

September 14, 2023 - The Historical Society of Topsail Island is proud to present Morton Blanchard, Topsail Beach Commissioner, who will speak about his father’s PT Boat experiences in the South Pacific during WWII.

World War II PT Boat Lecture by Morton Blanchard2023-09-14T06:18:38-04:00
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