Historic Rosedale Charlotte North Caroline

3427 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206704-335-0325

(Mailing Address: P.O. Box 790004, Charlotte, NC 28206)          

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2022 Oyster Roast

The 2022 Oyster Roast Fundraiser was a rousing success! Historic Rosedale’s annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser was held on Saturday, October 15th. It was a glorious day with beautiful weather, divine food, and wonderful music and fellowship. Over $10,000 was raised for the preservation of Rosedale’s 1815 house. Many thanks go out to all involved: sponsors, …

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A Visitor Testimonial

We are fortunate to meet many wonderful “customers” at Historic Rosedale. Visitors come from all over the United States and the world in fact. Meeting them and hearing their stories of why they are visiting an 1815 Historic home site and former plantation is one of the joys of our everyday job.  It’s not often …

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Extra Special Visitors

A week of extra special visitors. Every once in a while, we get visitors with a special connection to Historic Rosedale; descendants of enslaved or free African Americans with ties to the property or maybe locals who remember a particular party hosted by the Davidson sisters.  During the week of May 30th, we had two …

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In Memorial

In just sixteen short months, Historic Rosedale lost two of its most ardent supporters and friends. We look back with fond memories on Dr. John Glover and Mr. Jim Williams. Dr. Glover passed on May 1st of this year. He was a physician in the Charlotte community for over thirty-four years and a proud member …

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Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and the grand dame known as Rosedale is fortunate to have in her history many strong and memorable women.   First among these was Sarah Frew Davidson, sister to Rosedale’s builder and first resident owner, Archibald Frew. Following the death of her first husband, Thomas Davidson, Sarah married his nephew …

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Black History Month

Black History Month February is Black History month and we have a number of events to celebrate that. The African American Legacy at Historic Rosedale project was created in April 2021 with the development of the African American Legacy (AAL) Committee. The committee is charged with formulating steps to expand and enhance the truthful, compassionate, and …

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Member Appreciation Day

Member Appreciation Day, November 6th Cold but sunny weather greeted the hardy individuals who attended the first Friends of Historic Rosedale Member Appreciation Day. Ample refreshments were provided by our Membership Committee chaired by Margaret Glover Schrimsher. Heaters generously on loan from The Comet Grill along with a roaring fire in our Pavilion fireplace (the …

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Oyster Roast 2021

The 2021 Oyster Roast was a rousing success. After a postponement in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Historic Rosedale’s Oyster Roast tradition came roaring back in 2021. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, over one hundred and eighty sponsors, guests, volunteers and staff gathered in the Rosedale Pavilion for a wonderful afternoon of great food …

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