History

Why Are There Two Styles of NC Barbecue?

Eastern-style or Lexington-style barbecue? You know what you like, but do you know how they both came to be?

History

Years After World War II, Divers Explore Wreck Site of U-352

When the German submarine U-352 was sunk during World War II, no one knew if its remains would ever be seen again. Today, divers visit the sub on almost daily excursions. But you don’t have to venture out to sea to get a glimpse of our state’s maritime history.

History

High Point Market Sees Century-Long Revolution

Furniture design is ever-changing. The same is true of the High Point Market, now in its second century of making history — and expansions.

History

Tailor-Made For Perfection

From a medieval helmet to Johnny Reb’s bayonet, a Salisbury craftsman — forger, tailor, tanner — is dedicated to historical accuracy.

History

Civil War Relic Hunting with Joe Crews

Hillsborough collector Joe Crews sought to preserve a Union soldier’s identity. In the process, he discovered his own.

History

Writer Philip Gerard Relives the Civil War

A writer revisits the personal challenges, successes, and doubts in discovering and documenting North Carolina’s role in the Civil War.