The Chatham Historical Museum is presenting a program, Meet Rednap Howell — Poet of the War of Regulation, on Sunday, May 23rd, 2021, at 2 p.m., at the Historic Chatham Courthouse, 9 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro.
This is a free program. The public is invited.
Rednap Howell was one of the key leaders of the War of Regulation in North Carolina from 1765 to 1771. A musician as well as school master, Howell earned the title Poet of the War of Regulation by writing songs which spread the news of the corruption of the local officials and kept the flames of the Regulation Movement growing.
Hear first-hand, Rednap’s recount of the War of Regulation in North Carolina at this reenactment.
Rednap Howell will be portrayed by Dr. Ted Scott Henson of Burlington, a descendant of three Regulators. He is a veteran of 40 years in education in North Carolina, having taught at every level from elementary school to college. He is a native of Franklinville in Randolph County.
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