The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Our State about the Wright Brothers’ first flight.
Eastern-style or Lexington-style barbecue? You know what you like, but do you know how they both came to be?
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.
Whether beachgoers, homeowners, or storm trackers, North Carolinians know better than to be complacent about hurricanes.
North Carolina’s nickname, “The Tar Heel State,” is inextricably linked to the people who’ve called this place home.
Furniture design is ever-changing. The same is true of the High Point Market, now in its second century of making history — and expansions.
From a medieval helmet to Johnny Reb’s bayonet, a Salisbury craftsman — forger, tailor, tanner — is dedicated to historical accuracy.
Hillsborough collector Joe Crews sought to preserve a Union soldier’s identity. In the process, he discovered his own.
A writer revisits the personal challenges, successes, and doubts in discovering and documenting North Carolina’s role in the Civil War.