A paper mill and its workers helped build the town of Canton and paved the way for innovation.
How thousands of random items ended up together in a museum in Murfreesboro.
In 75 years, the Miss North Carolina Pageant has transformed from a swimsuit contest into a scholarship contest. Each woman who wears the crown makes us proud.
Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker tour the world fascinating audiences. After a life in the limelight, they settle in Surry County and join their fortunes to those of the South. (Volume 2, Part 11)
A black man in New Bern doesn’t want to be gifted the rights of freedom after the war. He wants to fight for them and win them. (Volume 2, Part 10)
Remembering a fixture of Raleigh’s Capitol Square.
Late in his life, one man turned his love for ships into a career.
A white man and the Indians, war and love, and the dream of freedom. (Volume 2, Part 9)
The American chestnut ruled our forests for centuries, but a killer blight made up of microscopic spores needed only 50 years to wipe the giant from the face of North America. But we still have buildings made from it, and we still have people pulling for it. An organization based in Asheville wants to bring it back from memory and make the chestnut stand tall again.