Library presents timely program on the evolution of historical monuments
The Cumberland County Public Library explores the evolution of historical Civil War monuments at Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane on Monday, September 18 at 6 p.m. Presented by Dr. Douglas Butler, author and award-winning photographer, “After Appomattox: North Carolina Civil War Monuments 1865-1965” highlights the cultural and aesthetic evolution of memorials placing them in historical, artistic and social contexts. Butler received the Willie Parker Peace History book award in 2014 for his work, North Carolina Monuments: An Illustrated History and he routinely contributes photos and writing to nationally recognized journals.
For more information on this and the free programs and services at your library, visit www.cumberland.lib.nc.us or call (910) 483-7727.
This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities