History


Finding Juan Pardo

An archaeologist from Warren Wilson College is digging up a 16th-century Spanish fort on a site near Burke County’s...

War Stories

When one soldier landed at Normandy, he never imagined he’d be living to tell about it 70 years later....

The Postcard Collection of Durwood Barbour

Durwood Barbour of Raleigh preserved forgotten places and memories with 8,000 postcards from across the state.

An Appalachian Tunebook from Banner Elk

A rare tunebook passed down from one generation to the next offers a glimpse of the cultural heritage early...

Cherryville New Year’s Shooters

A centuries-old New Year's tradition continues to thrive in Cherryville.