History


The History of Cheerwine

Its flavor is sweet, its color is red, and its history is inextricably intertwined with our own. At soda...

The History Of Ice In Wilmington

Once people had their first taste of cold drinks in Wilmington in the late 1800s, they couldn’t forget that...

A Spy Among Us: Rose O’Neal Greenhow

A socialite collects intelligence for the Confederacy. Her loyalty comes at a price. (Volume 3, Part 7)

One Thing Leads to Another

Pick a word, any word. And dive down into the rabbit hole of regional knowledge. For card-carrying Carolinians, the...

Rebel on the Seas

A former U.S. Navy officer raids and razes union merchant ships. (Volume 3, Part 6)

Celebrating Our State’s 80th Anniversary

Our State magazine celebrates its 80th anniversary this June. We look pretty good for our age, don't we?

Celebrating 80 Years: Pages Past

See inside some of the earliest pages of Our State in this special 80th anniversary photo gallery.

Celebrating 80 Years: A Cover Gallery

View a gallery of Our State covers through the years.

Renaissance Man

In 86 years of life in North Carolina, Billy Arthur has pretty much done it all.