Public Invited to Sign Book of Condolences for Queen Elizabeth II at N.C. State Capitol | Eastern North Carolina Now | RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper has ordered a Book of Condolences to be placed at the North Carolina State Capitol for members of the public to sign in remembrance of Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.

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    RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper has ordered a Book of Condolences to be placed at the North Carolina State Capitol for members of the public to sign in remembrance of Great Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

    The book rests on a small table at the foot of the George Washington statue in the Capitol Rotunda, along with a memorial wreath donated by the Daughters of the British Empire in North Carolina. Members of the public are invited to sign the book and add brief written condolences from Monday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Governor Cooper will send the book to the British royal family on behalf of the people of North Carolina.

    "Queen Elizabeth led with unparalleled dignity over seven decades of a rapidly changing world," said Governor Cooper. "North Carolina is proud of our close relationship with the people of Great Britain and we mourn the loss of an extraordinary leader."

    Governor Cooper ordered U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff in honor and remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II through sunset on the day of her interment.

    Books of Condolences have previously been placed at the State Capitol for President George H. W. Bush and Reverend Billy Graham.

    The State Capitol is located at 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh and is administered by the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


    Contact: Mary Scott Winstead

    Phone: (919) 814-2100  •      Email: govpress@nc.gov
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