Faced with the cruel realities of war, survivors must change their approaches to mourning. (Volume 4, Part 8)
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.
The story of how our roads went from muddy wagon trails to the largest state-maintained highway system in the country.
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.
The heart-racing, thrill-seeking, breathtaking story of North Carolina’s favorite roller coaster.
The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly. (Volume 4, Part 7)
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.
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.
Brig. Gen. Edward augustus Wild raises an army of former slaves who take aim at southern plantations. (Volume 4, Part 6)