Price Public Community Center to Observe America’s 150th Civil War Anniversary
In observance of America’s 150th Civil War Sesquicentennial Anniversary (2011-2015), Price Public Community Center announces its 2015 programming, Our Souls Look Back and Wonder, with author and literary artist, John T. Wayne. Free and open to the public, the inaugural program will be held at Price Public Community Center and will benefit Swift College Museum in Rogersville.
WHO: John T. Wayne
WHAT: Our Souls Look Back and Wonder Civil War 150th Anniversary
WHEN: February 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Price Public Community Center
203 Spring Street, Rogersville, Tenn.
About Price Public Community Center: Price Public Community Center (Price Public) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established by community leaders as a venue to celebrate and engage the community. Swift College Museum (Swift Museum) is located within the historic site of Price Public Community Center, and was established to preserve and share the contributions made by Rogersville and Hawkins County African Americans.
Swift Museum mission is to collect, preserve and present the past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations. Our vision is to honor the legacy and advance the contributions of Rogersville and Hawkins County African Americans through arts, culture, education and awareness. The artifacts contained within the museum represent 80 years of life, culture and history of the education of African Americans in the rural town of Rogersville. For more information, visit www.swiftmuseum.org.
About John T. Wayne: John T. Wayne is an author of numerous books, including five books in a series called The Gaslight Boys. These books include: Catfish John, Ole Slantface (reprinted as Ol’ Slantface), The Treasure Del Diablo, Blood Once Spilled, and Showdown at Scatter Creek. A former U.S. Marine and a grandson of the beloved actor, John “The Duke” Wayne, John’s foray into writing began with a series of books that sheds light on a subject that is buried in the annals of American History – children who became orphans as a result of the Civil War.
For More Information, contact: Stella Gudger