Taylor Osborne is a new lecturer in First Year Seminar. He obtained an Associates in Arts degree at Surry Community College before transferring to Appalachian State University where
he obtained a Bachelor of Science in 2019 and a Master of Arts in 2021, both degrees had a focus on Applied and Public History. He also has worked at Hickory Ridge History Museum in Boone since 2018 and has served as the Museum’s Senior Historical Interpreter and Event Coordinator since the beginning of 2020. Taylor focused primarily on the American Revolution in the South and has been a Revolutionary War reenactor with the 6 th North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line since 2016 where he serves as the unit’s recruitment officer. He also serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina Historical Reenactment Society and the board of directors for the Overmountian Victory Trail Association.