Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Railroad historian at NC Transportation Museum Saturday

SPENCER — North Carolina historian Matthew Bumgarner will bring a tale of two Civil War-era railroads to the N.C. Transportation Museum at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Bob Julian Roundhouse.
The program is a timely piece of history, presented during the sesquicentennial observations of the U.S. Civil War.
Bumgarner will focus on the role of North Carolina’s western-most railroads during the Civil War and the after effects during the nation’s Reconstruction. Continued

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