History


Women Writers of Hayti

A literary tour of Durham’s Hayti district uncovers the creative expression of dozens of African-American authors during the Jim...

Red Clay Culture

In central North Carolina, red clay is the sod beneath our feet, the bed from which nourishment springs, a...

Built to Stand: Old Stone House

Decades of neglect and abuse couldn’t shake the Old Stone House, a Rowan County landmark with a story to...

Princeton of the South

Rebelling against the king, the founders of Charlotte established Queen’s College. Had the college survived the Revolutionary War, Charlotte...

Now Playing: Drive-Ins in North Carolina

They faded away when the masses sought more comfortable confines inside air-conditioned movie theaters. But across North Carolina, six...

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...