The sweet potato dates back centuries and how it became North Carolina’s official state vegetable is just part of the story.
During World War II, a military base in Jacksonville served as the training camp for the first African-American Marines since the American Revolution.
A century ago, streetcars were more than just a romantic notion. They were a reliable way for North Carolinians to get around.
The dyed woolen cloth makes a lovely scarf or a fetching tie, but the distinctive Carolina tartan pattern represents so much more.
During the Depression, hundreds of men found work — and a common goal — constructing dunes to protect our Outer Banks.
Discovered in the woods, a collection of old overalls, shirts, and jeans sheds light on how
we used to wear denim.
Blue Bell, Cone, Wrangler, and Lee — Greensboro has a long history with denim. Now, two men are trying to bring the fabric back to life close to home.
North Carolina is naturally as pretty as a postcard. Still, finding a way to share
that beauty with the rest of the country took some effort.
Dolley Madison was born in Greensboro, and the most famous piece of her wardrobe resides in the city’s museum. But where did her red velvet dress — The Dress, rather — originate?