North Carolina is a state of many peculiarities that make you scratch your head and trail off into hard thought. Why is there a bump in NC/Va border? Why isn’t Wake Forest University located in the town of Wake Forest? “The Curious Carolinian” explores NC topics you’ve always wondered about but never had answers for.
Maybe it’s been years since you last solved an algebra equation or wrote an essay, but learning never stops, no matter your age. Expand your knowledge on a “field trip” to these eight destinations across the state. And don’t worry — you won’t be graded!
From UNC Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library — housing what’s believed to be the largest library collection in the country devoted to a single state — to personal troves of duck decoys, pottery pieces, trains, tractors, and more: Meet the passionate collectors who curate the past and present, the serious and curious, the tangible items that tell the story of life in North Carolina.