History

Photo Essay: Reliving the Revolution through Reenactment in Guilford County

On a cold March day in 1781, a quiet backcountry farming community in Guilford County became the site of a pivotal battle in the American Revolution. Today, the bravery of the soldiers who fought for our country’s independence is honored with a powerful reenactment.

History

The Woven History of Biltmore Industries’ Homespun Shop

At the height of its success, Biltmore Industries’ woolen homespun had fans around the world. Yet its story is woven deeply into the fabric of Asheville.

History

Edging Closer to Answers: The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony is one of our nation’s oldest and most fascinating mysteries. Long after its disappearance, groups of dedicated researchers are still pursuing the facts.

History

Winston-Salem’s Safe Bus Provided a Space for Community

A Winston-Salem bus company — at one point the largest black-owned transportation company in the world — became a community touchstone whose story lives on today.