connected with constituents at community barbecues, including the well-
known Mallard Creek Barbecue, which began in 1929.
The Duke Mansion and Levine Museum of the New South explore that tasty
tradition in Mecklenburg County with a free showing of the CPCC
Television show, "Trail of History: BBQ & Politics," followed by
conversation with CPCC Professor Gary Ritter and interviewees from the
show. The program takes place on Sunday, March 4 at 3 pm at The Duke
Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road in Charlotte.
Reservations are required. To reserve a spot, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704/714 -4445.
Learn how the combination of churches and barbecue set the tone for
political campaigning in the South and helped increase involvement in
politics and the democratic process.
"Trail of History: BBQ & Politics" is part of the Explore History!
series sponsored by Levine Museum and The Duke Mansion. For more