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Explore A Landmark of Colonial & Revolutionary Wilmington
Friday, February 14, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Join award-winning author Bert Dunkerly as he explores the history of The Burgwin-Wright House in the colonial era through the American Revolution in his talk "The Burgwin-Wright House: A Landmark of Colonial and Revolutionary Wilmington."

Admission is free: $5 donation suggested.
About the Author
Robert M. (Bert) Dunkerly is a historian, award-winning author, and speaker who is actively involved in historic preservation and research.  He holds a degree in History from St. Vincent College and a Masters in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University.  He has worked at fourteen historic sites, written twelve books and numerous scholarly articles.  His research includes archaeology, colonial life, military history, and historic commemoration.  He is a past President of the Richmond Civil War Round Table, and serves on the Preservation Commission for the American Revolution Round Table-Richmond.  He has taught courses at Central Virginia Community College, the University of Richmond, and the Virginia Historical Society.  Dunkerly is currently a Park Ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park.  He has visited over 500 battlefields and over 1000 historic sites worldwide.  He enjoys exploring local bookstores, battlefields, and breweries, not necessarily in that order.