Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of the popular “Outlander” book series, will visit two N.C. Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources attractions for ticketed events April 26-28 Now an award-winning Starz original series, currently in its fourth season, book four in the series, “Drums of Autumn,” along with the following books, takes place largely in North Carolina. Two locations central to the series’ storyline – Tryon Palace in New Bern and Alamance Battleground in Burlington, site of the battle between the Regulators and Gov. William Tryon’s troops – are now preserved as State Historic Sites. “These books and the television show based on them have such a devoted fan following,” said Susi H. Hamilton, secretary of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. “Ms. Gabaldon has infused her books with North Carolina history, including actual historic events and people in her story. We are excited to share a few of the real places that are central to the narrative of the “Outlander” novels, and to learn more about her research and creative process.”

ContactCost

Jeraemiah Degennaro
jeremiah.degennaro@ncdcr.gov

Paramount Theater 128 E. Front Street
Burlington, NC 27215

(336) 222-8497
alamancebattleground.org

Updated April 25, 2019