April 2014

The National Pastime at War

Troops from both sides — and even prisons — find escape from the slog of war with a bat and ball. (Volume 4, Part 4)

Civil War Series

Deserters and Outliers

Tar Heel soldiers grow weary of war and leave their regiments — only to fight for the north. (Volume 4, Part 2)

February 2014

Historic Kitchens

These historic kitchens represent a portrait of life in North Carolina when function was fundamental.

History

The Big Freeze

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.

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