Welcome, Rebekah!

By: Museum Assistant

The Board of Directors of Wayne County Historical Association is pleased to introduce Rebekah Fitzgerald as the new Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum.  Rebekah, a native of Princeton, NC, assumed the Director’s position on June 1, 2016.

Our new Director was educated at Princeton High School and recently graduated from the University of Mount Olive with a major in History and a minor in Religion.  For the past two years, she has been a part-time Historic Interpreter at the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site working with visitor services and giving tours of the historic Harper House.  She has carried out these duties while also completing her University studies.  While at Bentonville, she was involved in staffing the 150th Battle of Bentonville Anniversary Reenactment.

Rebekah recently returned from a trip to Thailand with the UMO Honors Program. While in high school, she ran Cross Country, served as President of the Art Club and was a member of the National Beta Club.

Parents of the new Director are Rachel H. Fitzgerald and Larry Fitzgerald of Princeton.  She has two younger siblings, Hannah and Ethan Fitzgerald.

A reception to introduce Rebekah to the community will be held on July 11th at 7 pm at the Wayne County Museum.

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