The cardinal represents North Carolina, but maybe a vanished breed should be our state bird.
These historic kitchens represent a portrait of life in North Carolina when function was fundamental.
For about 10 days in 1917 and 1918, the waters from the Great Dismal Swamp to the Outer Banks iced over, trapping humans, animals, and boats. Eastern NC lay paralyzed, waiting for the thaw.
The bodies of thousands of Confederate soldiers lie stretched across a battlefield in Pennsylvania, and the smell of death — and defeat — lingers in the air. (Volume 4, Part 1)
Alice Irby’s academic journey symbolizes an era of liberation for thousands of like-minded women at Woman’s College in Greensboro.
See our gallery of historical photos from Women’s College of the University of North Carolina.
One man builds a warship that seems unsinkable, and his sworn enemy vows to destroy it. (Volume 3, Part 12)
A professor, determined to unearth a 16th-century culture buried in Morganton’s foothills, discovers the first Spanish fort in the interior United States.
The outcome of the war relies on the strength of the state’s railroads. (Volume 3, Part 11)