Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremony

February 15, 2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Transylvania County Courthouse - History Exhibit 5:00 pm - Opening Ceremony 6:00 pm

The Opening Ceremony of Transylvania County’s Sesquicentennial will take place in the Transylvania County Courthouse at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 15, 2011.  The ceremony will feature our national, state and local elected leaders.  In addition to the reading of the 1861 act establishing Transylvania County, there will be a history exhibit and multimedia presentation which will preview highlights of the year-long celebration. At the conclusion, church bells will ring across the county. 
Members of the public will be able to access the ceremony in four different ways:
 - In person, at the Courthouse
 - Over the radio, on WSQL-AM 1240
 - Via video simulcast, at the Brevard High School and Rosman High School media centers,
 - Via live internet stream, at
Everyone is encouraged to take part in this very important evening in the life of our County, either in person or by using the media alternatives.

Contact:   Carson Griffin, 828-884-3257

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