William Byrd’s Burn Book

William Byrd II of Virginia was one of the surveyors in charge of physically drawing the North Carolina/Virginia state line. He was not, however, a fan of North Carolinians, as his writings reveal.


Remote or Knott

People sometimes ask, “Where am I?” when they reach Knotts Island. Usually, they’re serious.


The Border That Binds Us

Jerry and Irene Helms met while working at Carowinds. The park crosses over both Carolina borders, and – almost – holds more significance than amusement.