At Camp Davis in Onslow County, members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots played an integral role during World War II, and proved that women belong in the cockpit.
For Phil Freelon, the architect who transformed a lunch counter into a civil rights museum, inspiration comes from the powerful stories behind ordinary objects.
John Simcox Holmes set out to understand the connection between clear-cut logging and flooding on his farm. Along the way, he gave trees a voice and helped save the state’s forests.
Our state’s Everyman brought the charms of small-town North Carolina to Hollywood and, eventually, the whole world.
The immensity and splendor of the Biltmore Estate can be overwhelming. For kids, though, it is — and has always been — North Carolina’s most opulent playground.
A library’s worth of cookbooks from across North Carolina has found a new home at UNC Greensboro.
When their flying machine lifted off from a dune in Kill Devil Hills, the Wright brothers proved that anything is possible.
Long before the Lumbee were recognized as a tribe, their heritage ran deep in Robeson County. Now one of their own has returned to her roots to help share their story.
Governor Jim Hunt wrote a special message to North Carolina history teachers encouraging them to use Our State’s “50 Moments that Made NC” piece as a teaching tool in their classrooms, complete with a free PDF download.