Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

Tony Zeiss talked about the Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence. Signed on May 20, 1775, it is believed to be the first declaration of independence by… read more

Tony Zeiss talked about the Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence. Signed on May 20, 1775, it is believed to be the first declaration of independence by colonists during the American Revolution. He spoke at the statue depicting Captain James Jack riding to Philadelphia to deliver the declaration to the Continental Congress. The statue by Chas Fagan was unveiled by the May 20th Society on May 20, 2010.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Charlotte, N.C., on August 29-September 2, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the city that would host the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Working with the Time Warner local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

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Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2011 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 05, 2012 | 5:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 24, 2011 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 3:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2011 | 4:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2011 | 4:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 3:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2012 | 5:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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