A Year of Jubilee

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October, 2022 Newsletter

​     The 75th Jubilee will be marked by one year of activities from October 2022 through October 2023.  It is hosted by the 

Carver Jubilee Steering Committee.  Members are: 

  • Hortense Hinton-Jackson, Ed.D.

  • Alan G. Johnson

  • Jane C. Pollard

  • Charlotte B. Carpenter

  • Charles C. Jameson

  • William H. Lewis

  • Evelyn L. Madden

  • Terry L. Miller

  • Patricia C. Parker

  • John Slaughter

  • Marlene G. Ware

  • Myra Williams

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING? 

Scheduled Public Events (to date):

Event:  Holiday Lights Memorial

Date & Time:  December 11th, 2022, 3:30 p.m.

Location:  The Carver Center Front Lawn

Description:  The lights on the trees outside of The Carver Center will be lit in recognition and memorial to those who donated to the Carver 4-County Museum beginning on Giving Tuesday, November 29th.  Guests are asked to remember and share with those in need by bringing a nonperishable food item for donation to the Culpeper Food Closet.  

 

Event:  Museum Exhibit, "Let The Music Play"

Dates:  February, 2023

Location:  The Carver 4-County Museum

Description:  Edward "Skip" Gordon and John "Dykes" Hunter are featured - along with their professionally played instruments - in this exploration of the influence that Carver's music teachers had on students.  

 

Event:  Traveling Exhibit, "Being A Citizen"

Dates:  February - June, 2023

Locations:  Select venues throughout Culpeper, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock (updates will be posted here).

Sponsor:  This exhibit is generously supported by the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative through their "Power of Change" program grant

THE MAIN EVENT

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Carver Forever:  A 75th Diamond Jubilee

Location:  Germanna Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper, 5-8 p.m. (more information to come)

On this page:

  • 4-8 images each month including faces you may or may not know, Carver scholarship recipients, and a favorite museum artifact from our collection

  • "Did you know?" question about Carver

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

contact Mr. A. Johnson at

    fairshot52@gmail.com, OR

    Ms. C. Carpenter at

    charliebille0591@gmail.com

Jubilee research is generously funded in part by the M. Meade Palmer and Culpeper Foundation grants of the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, and Culpeper County government.

This Week's Image

Carver graduate William Alexander (class of 1949) leads the Boy Scouts of America troop in Orange.  (courtesy  Alan G. Johnson)  

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Do You Know?

Twice monthly we'll pose a question that relates to Carver.  

What was the year of full integration and students were required to attend their county high school?

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A Prized Artifact

Detail of the seal of the New Farmers of America from certificate donated by Carver graduate Randolph Finks.  

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