The 50 rhyming, chiming bells of Duke Chapel’s grand carillon have rung out over the university for more than 80 years.
Finding a buried Native American artifact in the Cape Fear River brings history home — but not for long.
North Carolina suffragettes went head to head with a state legislature that opposed the 19th Amendment. In the end, the suffragettes’ fight helped ensure a victory for women.
No place in North Carolina stirs the imagination quite like the Outer Banks. Remote, untamed, and mystifying, our state’s stretch of barrier islands is rich with lore that’s been preserved through generations.
In 1969, something strange happened in Halifax County: Millions of birds darkened the skies over Scotland Neck, descended on the town — and stayed.
Getting to Portsmouth Island from Ocracoke has never been easy, but one family has made it possible for the past 40 years. Will the next generation continue the tradition? Time will tell.
One man’s refusal to watch the demise of a historic local landmark resulted in the restoration of a clapboard jewel in Pitt County’s crown.
Generations of women have crossed the threshold of Keystone Camp in Brevard. This year, the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast marks its centennial.
It’s long been believed that the American flag left on the moon in 1969 was woven in a small Foothills town. Yet as time goes on, a mystery deepens.