Bassett Historical Center
 
Events
Flag Day Ceremony

A Flag Day Ceremony will be held on Friday, 14 June 2019, at 11:00am at the Bassett Historical Center. This program will be sponsored by the Joseph Martin and Patrick Henry Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. W.C. Fowlkes (Retired). This program will be held in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room and will be free and open to the public.



Rhythms by the River

"Rhythms by the River" - Co-sponsored by GBAC and Bassett Historical Center. On Saturday, 22 June 2019, bring your lawn chairs and join us from 6:30pm to 9:00pm on the grounds of the Bassett Historical Center for great music and a relaxing view of the Smith River. This outdoor program is free and open to the public. The band Real Jazz will be performing in June. Other dates throughout the season are 27 July, 24 August and 28 September. Bands to be announced.



Flags of the American Revolution

"Flags of the American Revolution": How did the United States wind up with the Stars and Stripes as its flag? When the American Revolution began, we were not yet a unified nation, and we marched off to battle under many colorful banners. Explore how we chose the flag we have today, and that it was not Betsy Ross who designed it...

Eric Monday will present "Flags of the American Revolution" on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at 10:30am in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room.