The N.C. Highway Historical Marker Program, among the first of its kind, ensures that every county in our state has a roadside history lesson.
Confederate brigades battle Sherman’s troops in Bentonville. (Volume 5, Part Three)
Recalling an early explorer, a canoer seeks the empty spaces in the Carolina coastal marshes.
Many are surprised to learn that Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, more than 100 miles west of the town of Wake Forest. While the university got its start as a college in Wake Forest, its move to the Triad is a historic one.
The Union lays waste to Fayetteville in its push through the Carolinas. (Volume 5, Part Two)
Trace your finger along a map of North Carolina, and you’ll notice a slight notch in the border our state shares with Virginia. It might be little, but it has a mighty story to tell.
Thanks to the Chatham Manufacturing Company, the history of Elkin is defined by a single cozy object: the Chatham blanket.
Confederate troops fail to defend the vital port city. (Volume 5, Part 1)
This month, we are thrilled to announce the opening of the State Library of North Carolina’s latest digital collection: the entire back catalog of this magazine — just in time for Christmas.