History

Remembering Fordham’s Drug Store

It’s long been closed, but if you walk by the familiar storefront in downtown Greensboro, memories of the pharmacy’s beloved soda fountain come flooding back.

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From Fountain to Fore!

Why a 300-pound soda dispenser holds an exalted place at the Pinehurst library.

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History: Pilgrimage in Song

For decades, thousands have gathered at Grandfather Mountain to lift their hearts and voices.

History

The Sleeping Giant on Lake Mattamuskeet

A former hunting lodge at Lake Mattamuskeet symbolizes Hyde County’s heyday — and maybe its future.

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History: The Great Oyster War

In 1890, tensions between native Ocracokers and marauding outsiders came to a head. At the center of the conflict? A small but valuable shellfish.

History

Young Tar Heels Explore Past Through Junior Historian Association

Since 1953, the Tar Heel Junior Historian Association has brought together students across the state. The goal? To learn about — and love — their own patch of North Carolina history.

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Photo Essay: The Carolina Scots

‘Tis true: More people in the state of North Carolina claim Scottish ancestry than currently live in the country of Scotland. In fields, churches, traditions, history books, beaches — and certainly in our surnames — our Scottish connections shine through and live on.