New Bern, NC: Reception with Chancellor Woodson

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New Bern, NC: Reception with Chancellor Woodson

September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join Chancellor Randy Woodson,​ ​fellow NC State alumni and friends for a​ ​​dessert ​reception​ ​at the home of​ ​​Anne and Jim Schout ’67. Enjoy Wolfpack-themed desserts, sample NC State’s beer and Howling Cow ice cream and spend time with Ms. Wuf. Also, hear news from campus and updates on the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.

Tuesday | September 26 | 7 p.m.

Historic Charles Slover House
201 Johnson St. | New Bern, NC

Thank you to our sponsors:
Josephine ’79 and Hovey Aiken
Carol and Bob Mattocks ’59
Julia ’73 and Bob McDonald
Pam ’82 and Bill Pope ’83
Lesley and Johnny Robinson ’00
Anne and Jim Schout ’67

Registration is required by September 19.
Casual Attire​.

Questions? Contact the Alumni Outreach Team at 919.515.0503 or andrea_sellers@ncsu.edu

A History of the Charles Slover House:
​The Charles Slover House was built by Charles and Elizabeth Slover over a period of four years from 1846 – 1849. Mr. Slover was a prosperous merchant and bank president in New Bern. He and his family vacated the house during the Civil War and lived in High Point until the war was over. During the Civil War, Union General Ambrose Burnside and then General John G. Foster selected the house for their headquarters. It served as headquarters of the Eighteenth Army Corps and the Department of North Carolina. The home was purchased in 1908 by Caleb D. Bradham, inventor of “Brad’s Drink,” now known as Pepsi-Cola. After passing through ownership by a New Bern family, the Guions, the home was purchased in 1960 by Mr. and Mrs. Laurence A. Stith, Jr.  Mrs. Stith was the internationally famous singer, Jane Morgan. The Stith family owned the home until it was sold to Anne and Jim Schout in 2012. It took the Schouts almost two years to restore the home.