Philip's walk will officially start at Union Point in New Bern May 11 and reach Durham May 22 and Duke Homestead May 23, during the site's Bull Fest program. Programs at communities on the route will allow them to commemorate local history as well. The journey will progress as follows:
New Bern, 3 p.m. Ceremonial opening at the Commission House
New Bern, 9 a.m. Walk begins from Union Point
Cove City, 6 p.m. Ceremonies at Cove City Public Library
Kinston, 5 p.m. Federal check point activity, Harriet's Chapel on Battlefield Site
Kinston, 7 p.m. Reception with veteran's and other guests - closed
Kinston, 8:30 a.m. Breakfast at CSS Neuse with officials - closed
Kinston, 10 a.m. Visiand 8thgrade students at Arendall Parrot Academy
Kinston, 1 p.m. Visit with 4th grade students at Contentnea School
Kinston, 2:15 p.m. Tour of CSS Neuse II
Kinston, 2:45 p.m. Visit Military Walk of Honor
Kinston, 3:15 p.m. Visit Maplewood Cemetery-Mass Confederate Burial Site
Kinston, 4 p.m. Visit Memorial Site of the Kinston Battlefield
Kinston, 7 p.m. Dinner at Olivia's - ticketed event for public
Seven Springs, 5 p.m. Cliffs of the Neuse State Park camping
Goldsboro, 2 p.m. Goldsboro Bridge Battlefield camping
Princeton, 4 p.m. Wreath-laying at Veteran's Memorial
Smithfield, 6 p.m. Reception/Tour of Confederate Monument-Wreath-laying.
Clayton, 4 p.m. Arrive at Smith-Compton House.
Clayton, 6 p.m. Veteran's Ceremony
Clayton, 7 p.m. Town Square program
Clayton, 8:30 a.m. Wreath placement at Clayton Yellow Jackets Monument (veteran's burial site)
Raleigh, 7 p.m. UDC hosted dinner - closed
Raleigh, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Brown will be on the west side of the State Capitol to talk with school groups and the public.
Raleigh, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Brown will be at Mordecai Historic Park for a campfire talk.
Morrisville, 3:30 p.m. After School program.
Morrisville, 6:30 p.m. Ceremonies, Ernie Dollar speaks
Durham, 6 p.m. Ceremony with dignitaries at American Tobacco Campus
Durham, 11 a.m. Arrive at Duke Homestead for Bullfest Program. Welcome home, live music, dance lessons, local arts and crafts vendors, food, hands on history.