All Aboard for History

Guides on New Bern’s Historic Trolley Tour show off the varied and elegant architecture of the city — while also introducing the real people behind the stories and legends.

One Day in Historic Halifax

This small northeastern North Carolina town on the Roanoke River had a big impact on American history. Step into the past to explore its significance — and find out where to shop and eat along the way.

Princeton of the South

Rebelling against the king, the founders of Charlotte established Queen’s College. Had the college survived the Revolutionary War, Charlotte — not Chapel Hill — would have claimed the nation’s first public university.