Thanks to the Chatham Manufacturing Company, the history of Elkin is defined by a single cozy object: the Chatham blanket.
Confederate troops fail to defend the vital port city. (Volume 5, Part 1)
This month, we are thrilled to announce the opening of the State Library of North Carolina’s latest digital collection: the entire back catalog of this magazine — just in time for Christmas.
Fort Fisher endures a punishing barrage by an armada from the North. (Volume 4, Part 11)
It’s easy to take for granted the gifts of electric heat and light, but it wasn’t so long ago that much of our state lay in darkness. Our thanks to the linemen who faced — and continue to face — sleepless nights, dizzying heights, and the constant peril of electrocution to give us power through the simple act of flipping a switch.
In Columbia, the river that gave its name to our grape is a lifeline and a family tie.
The slave trade in North Carolina thrives, despite the impending demise of the Confederacy. (Volume 4, Part 10)
A top-secret scheme during World War II made a room at Biltmore a hidden vault for our nation’s most valuable works of art.
Nuns from the North travel south to nurse the sick and comfort the dying. (Volume 4, Part 9)