Although North Carolina is home to 175 public cemeteries, thousands of other burial grounds shelter fragments of history. Sometimes celebrated but often forgotten, their beauty and their stories wait to be discovered.
On New Year’s Day and each frosty morning after, dawn breaks clear and bright across our state, from coastal whitecaps to mountain snowcaps. In North Carolina, the brilliance of a winter sunrise brings the promise of fresh possibilities.
Musical treasures dating back to segregation are there to be discovered in the far-reaching corners of eastern North Carolina. The newly conceived African American Music Trail will help you remember them.