History

The Afterlives of the Dead

Faced with the cruel realities of war, survivors must change their approaches to mourning. (Volume 4, Part 8)

History

Camp Greene

Before it was a financial center, a boomtown, a skyscraper city, Charlotte was a quiet collection of churches and cotton mills. All of that changed during World War I, when the city played host to a military training camp.

History

North Carolina Is The Good Road State

The story of how our roads went from muddy wagon trails to the largest state-maintained highway system in the country.

History

North Carolina Moonshine Gets a Modern Twist

Today’s distillers represent the latest in a long and storied history of North Carolina whiskey makers. Using the same ingredients and recipes as their predecessors, modern moonshiners are still moonshiners at heart.

Central

Thunder Road

The heart-racing, thrill-seeking, breathtaking story of North Carolina’s favorite roller coaster.

Civil War Series

The Battle of the Crater

The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly. (Volume 4, Part 7)

History

Gatsby’s Asheville

Thomas Wolfe and F. Scott Fitzgerald defined the ’20s — the boom and bust, the roar and crash — a period that is easily reimagined in this timeless North Carolina city.

History

Corolla’s Castle: The Whalehead Club

Today, Whalehead in historic Corolla stands quietly. But in the Roaring ’20s, when a wealthy industrialist and his wife built their dream home here on the Outer Banks, the Art Nouveau manse hummed — thanks to the couple’s reveling guests and the house’s electric power, which wouldn’t reach the rest of the island for 40 more years.

Civil War Series

The Civil War: General Wild’s Raid

Brig. Gen. Edward augustus Wild raises an army of former slaves who take aim at southern plantations. (Volume 4, Part 6)