Our state’s Everyman brought the charms of small-town North Carolina to Hollywood and, eventually, the whole world.
The immensity and splendor of the Biltmore Estate can be overwhelming. For kids, though, it is — and has always been — North Carolina’s most opulent playground.
A library’s worth of cookbooks from across North Carolina has found a new home at UNC Greensboro. Taste test the past at Vintage Viands, an event at the university’s Walter Clinton Jackson Library on September 22, 2017.
When their flying machine lifted off from a dune in Kill Devil Hills, the Wright brothers proved that anything is possible.
Long before the Lumbee were recognized as a tribe, their heritage ran deep in Robeson County. Now one of their own has returned to her roots to help share their story.
Governor Jim Hunt wrote a special message to North Carolina history teachers encouraging them to use Our State’s “50 Moments that Made NC” piece as a teaching tool in their classrooms, complete with a free PDF download.
The tall willow oaks that join hands over the streets of historic Myers Park are icons of the neighborhood. But now, after nearly a century, they’re slowly disappearing.
A two-room schoolhouse in Durham County unites those who grew up together with one woman born a world away.
North Carolina was one of the last colonies to have a printer’s office, opening operations in New Bern in 1749. Two years later, on August 9, 1751, the first issue of the North Carolina Gazette was born.