It’s long been believed that the American flag left on the moon in 1969 was woven in a small Foothills town. Yet as time goes on, a mystery deepens.
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.
Why a 300-pound soda dispenser holds an exalted place at the Pinehurst library.
For decades, thousands have gathered at Grandfather Mountain to lift their hearts and voices.
A former hunting lodge at Lake Mattamuskeet symbolizes Hyde County’s heyday — and maybe its future.
In 1890, tensions between native Ocracokers and marauding outsiders came to a head. At the center of the conflict? A small but valuable shellfish.
Nearly two decades after it experienced a change of scenery, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse remains a Hatteras Island marvel.
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.
‘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.