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H.K. Edgerton and Southern Heritage

H.K. Edgerton and Southern Heritage
August 27, 2010, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site, Elizabethon, TN

H.K. Edgerton to present "Southern Heritage" on Friday, August 27
Educational lecture is free to the general public
Friday, August 27, 2010, at 7 p.m.
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site

Article courtesy of Bill Hicks

Mr. H.K. Edgerton is a very special man, a very busy man, having raised the expression, “his own man”, to a higher level. A resident of Asheville, North Carolina, where he is President of his organization, Southern Heritage 411, a corporation founded by him to inform the public about Southern Heritage from the perspective of the hundreds of thousands of black people who love and support the South, its people, its customs and its people. H.K. can often be seen in downtown Asheville, in his Confederate uniform, carrying the Confederate Battle Flag, meeting people and answering questions about southern heritage. He has walked thousands of miles while carrying that flag... Wherever he is needed to tell his story, you will find him. From Hollywood to the White House, Mr. Edgerton has been in the front of educational efforts to tell the story of the relationships between black and white residents of the South during the Civil War era, bringing his message to people of all races. He has worked tirelessly to expose the many myths regarding Civil War history and setting the record straight regarding black roles in the history of the South.

An associate member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Mr. Edgerton serves as Chairman of the Board of Advisors Emeritus of the Southern Legal Resource Center of Black Mountain, NC. Mr. Edgerton maintains that the citizens of the South, both black and white have struggled together to maintain the principles of a limited, democratic and representative government as espoused by America’s founding fathers. “Christian white folks should hold their heads up and be proud of their heritage”, says H.K.

The event is sponsored by Sons of Confederate Veterans Lt Robert J. Tipton Camp #2083, Elizabethton; Tennessee Society Order of Confederate Rose; and Order of the Confederate Rose, Chapter #11 Wild Mountain Roses, Elizabethton; and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Chapter 754, Johnson City, TN. No admission fee is charged but contributions to Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area would be appreciated.

Mr. Edgerton's lecture will be present at 7:00 P.M. at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN on Friday, August 27th. For further information, contact Jennifer Bauer; 423-543-5808 or Jennifer.bauer@tn.gov or Bill Hicks; or contact Bill Hicks at 423-542-6782, billyboyandpam@embarqmail.com.

Web Source: http://www.historicsullivan.com/events_2010_08_27.htm