Historic Preservation Trades

Continuing Education Schedule – 2019

Contact Monika Fleming, 618-6653 or flemingm@edgecombe.edu

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Class Description Date Day Time Location Fee
Cemetery Preservation Morning session will review cemetery laws in North Carolina and methods of cemetery preservation, including mapping and recording cemetery data, photographing images, and cleaning of stones. Afternoon section will visit some area cemeteries to practice proper preservation techniques. June 1 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $50
Southern Architecture Understanding the various types of residential architecture used in the South, with an emphasis on North Carolina from the 18th century through the 1950s. Afternoon includes a walking tour of Tarboro. June 15 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $50
How to do a House History Interesting in learning the history of a historic house? Learn about architectural styles, resources for photos and family information, basic deeds, special maps and National Register nominations. June 22 Saturday 1-4 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Land Records This is a half-day course on learning to locate and use land records – on a federal or state level and learn how to understand deeds and how land records can be used to connect family generations. July 20 Saturday 1-4 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Advanced Genealogy: State and Local Records An overview of types of local records available at libraries, area archives, churches, and within a community. Help with locating and using special records. July 27 Saturday 1-4 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Intro to Genealogy A basic course for beginners to learn how to complete family tree charts, family group sheets and how to identify and  locate genealogical records including census records and vital records. August 10 Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $50
Genealogy: Census Records Half-day course with focus on the various census schedules – population, agriculture, slave and industry. Students will learn how to locate the records online or in libraries and how to use them for family research. August 24 Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Advanced Genealogy: Photo Preservation This is a half-day course on using historic images in genealogy research. Clues to dating photos, ways to preserve images, and resources for old photos will be discussed. September 14 Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Advanced Genealogy: Genealogy Websites This is a half-day course about numerous free websites to expand genealogical research along with a few of the fee sites. September 28 Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25
Advanced Genealogy: Military Records This is a half day course on locating and understanding military records for use in genealogy research. October 12 Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Norfleet House, Tarboro campus $25