The American Revolution in Mecklenburg County

Speaker Date: September 29, 2023

A presentation about the people living in Mecklenburg County during the American Revolution, the nearby Revolutionary War battles, and the events during the British occupation of Charlotte in the later stages of the war.

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Hugh Dussek
History Professor, CPCC


Originally from London, England, Hugh Dussek has lived in Charlotte, North Carolina, for over twenty years.

Hugh holds a doctoral degree in history from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a history professor, and chair of the history department, at Central Piedmont in Charlotte, where he teaches courses on world civilizations, American history, the history of North Carolina, and mythology.

Hugh serves on the boards of the Charlotte Museum of History, Historic Rosedale, and the Historic Mapping Congress, and gives presentations in the community and on television about American, British and local history.