Take a tour through time — from a thousand years ago through the early 20th century — at five of North Carolina’s most fascinating buildings.
town creek indian mound
Quiz: The Most Wonderful Time
At these holiday events across North Carolina, our hearts will be glowing and we’ll be of good cheer. After all, it is — well, you know.
35 Amazing Historic Places to See in North Carolina
The National Register of Historic Places has documented some 95,000 structures, sites, and districts across the country. In North Carolina, around 2,900 properties — from churches and cotton mills to farms, homes, and schools — have earned this designation. Now, these special spots representing our state’s history are known nationwide.
10 Beautiful Places to Go Stargazing in NC
Where to stop and look up from mountains to coast.
Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Pee Dee made a village out of this land on the southern edge of the Uwharrie Mountains. Today, their ceremonial center is preserved at Town Creek Indian Mound, and their humble spirit persists in the people who now make Mount Gilead home.