History


Camp Greene

Before it was a financial center, a boomtown, a skyscraper city, Charlotte was a quiet collection of churches and...

North Carolina Is The Good Road State

The story of how our roads went from muddy wagon trails to the largest state-maintained highway system in the...

North Carolina Moonshine Gets a Modern Twist

Today’s distillers represent the latest in a long and storied history of North Carolina whiskey makers. Using the same...

Thunder Road

The heart-racing, thrill-seeking, breathtaking story of North Carolina’s favorite roller coaster.

The Battle of the Crater

The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly. (Volume 4,...

Gatsby’s Asheville

Thomas Wolfe and F. Scott Fitzgerald defined the ’20s — the boom and bust, the roar and crash —...

Corolla’s Castle: The Whalehead Club

Today, Whalehead in historic Corolla stands quietly. But in the Roaring ’20s, when a wealthy industrialist and his wife...

The Civil War: General Wild’s Raid

Brig. Gen. Edward augustus Wild raises an army of former slaves who take aim at southern plantations. (Volume 4,...

Dance Till Dawn

In Rocky Mount, June Germans were the high-society highlight of the year, transforming tobacco warehouses and bringing big bands,...