May 20, 2014

The Lebanese of Utah (1909-1921)

This Project’s focus is robust Lebanese-American community living in North Carolina, that’s no surprise! But, we always enjoy learning about the Lebanese communities that settled in other areas of the country. Our recent post featuring the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) alerted […]

Apr 10, 2014

EVENT: Music of the Carolinas, Cedars in the Pines

Music of the Carolinas: Cedars in the Pines The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music Sunday, April 13, 3pm-4pm Featuring Naji Hilal and Christopher Saleh North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton St., Raleigh FREE admission, open to all, bring your […]

Apr 7, 2014

Carolyn Monsour Dorroll, 1928-2014

On Wednesday, March 26, the Lebanese-American community in NC lost a generous and loving person. In true Lebanese fashion, Carolyn is survived by a large family: her son, Phil Dorroll and life partner, Ruth Farmer, of Sarasota, Fla.; her daughters, Nikki […]

Mar 12, 2014

Crowdsourced photos from exhibit

The opening reception of the museum exhibition, Cedars in the Pines, at North Carolina Museum of History, was an incredible event, reunion, and community gathering.  As I’m sure you can imagine, so many people took photos to document the wonderful evening. We’ve […]

Feb 25, 2014

Zaffee dance!

One of the highlights of the opening reception of Cedars in the Pines museum exhibit was the performance from the Triangle Lebanese Association’s Dabkeh troupe. The dancers infused the evening with so much energy and spirit and we are so grateful for […]

Jan 27, 2014

Tomorrow’s event postponed!

For all interested in attending Professor Helen Dixon’s lecture on Phoenicians, the event has been postponed from this Tuesday to NEXT TUESDAY, February 4 @ 4pm in  Room 331, Withers Hall on NCSU’s campus. Please join us then!    

Dec 2, 2013

Mitchell David Baddour, the early years

It’s moments like this one that I love working with this Project! A longtime contributor to the Project and all-around dedicated member of the Lebanese-American community in NC donated some materials for the online archive. Matt Kannan provided 4 photographs, […]

Nov 11, 2013

Favorite photo!

Lovely photo of women dancing!

Oct 10, 2013

Museum Update 4: Objects! Artifacts! Memorabilia!

Guest Blogger: Margie Merod, Assistant Director, The Lebanese in North Carolina Project No matter what you call them, we are collecting them! We’re finally at one of the most anticipated and important points in the exhibit preparation: Artifact Collection. Artifacts […]

Sep 30, 2013

Museum Update 2: Gaming!

Guest Blogger, Mandy Benter Mandy is currently developing a game centered around the Lebanese peddler experience within North Carolina at the beginning of the 20th century. Additionally, Mandy is working directly with NC Museum of History staff in creating fun 1 hour workshops […]