Sunday October 11, 2020
The Reunion will be virtual this year.
SATURDAY, 10 OCT 2020, 4:00 P.M. EST
Presentation and Discussion (1 hour) via Zoom
Guest: Dr. Joseph Kelly will discuss his popular and widely-praised new book, Marooned: Jamestowne, Shipwreck, and a New History of America's Origin (Bloomsbury, 2018). There will be a special focus on our ancestor, Stephen Hopkins (1581-1644), as “the first true American.”
SUNDAY, 11 OCT 2020, 4:00 P.M. EST
Reunion, Business Meeting, and Program (2 hours) via Zoom
Guest: Dr. Kimberly B. Sherman will present on Recreating Community: Scottish Families on the Cape Fear -- how Scots attempted to create and recreate forms of community and kinship after immigrating to North Carolina in the eighteenth century. There will be a special focus on Bladen County and the area around the Cromartie settlement.
These two gatherings promise to be exceptional and relevant for Cromartie descendants.