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Thursday, September 16, 2021

State Archives Presents Virtual Roundtable Featuring Spooky Stories from the Archives’ Collections

Raleigh, NC
Sep 16, 2021

The State Archives of North Carolina will host a virtual roundtable, “Spooky Stories,” Tues., October 26, 7-8:30 p.m.

Help us conjure the Halloween spirit! Join in to listen to stories of ghosts, werewolves, mayhem, and mystery from the State Archives' collections of documents and images. State Archives staff will share tales revealed within colonial court records, early national citizens petitions, governors’ papers, and 1930s Works Progress Administration records.


  • Lauren Murphree, Public Services Archivist
  • Josh Hager, Records Management Analyst
  • John Horan, Oral Historian

Join this free webinar to experience some thrills and chills while learning about North Carolina’s past! Register here, [registration is closed]. Submit questions before the program to Adrienne Berney or share your questions and comments during the event.

Photograph from the Albert Barden Collection, N.53.16.5689, Methodist Orphanage Halloween Party, Oct. 1945, N_53_16_5689 | Methodist Orphanage Halloween Party Oct 1945 (Flickr).

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