Get a look at Edenton past from the Edenton Cotton Mill Village model now displayed at Historic Edenton State Historic Site.
Tired of blistered fingers and shabby potholders? Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site has help for you with “A Quilted Potholder Workshop,” Saturday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to noon.
The origins and impact of slavery in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, and the benefits of slave labor to Reed Gold Mine will be examined during Black History Month.
In colonial days, North Carolina governors took the oath of office with little fanfare, but with independence the oath achieved new significance. It verified the governor’s election and signaled a peaceful transfer of power. While the ceremony has taken place in many locations it remains the marker of the continuation of democracy in our state.
A North Carolina New Year’s tradition of family adventure, exercise and reconnection with nature continues in 2017 with First Day Hikes in North Carolina State Parks on Jan. 1.
First Licensed Female Physician in N.C. Recognized by N.C. Highway Historical Marker Tuesday, Dec. 20
At a time when most women could not vote or get a bank loan, Annie Lowrie Alexander in 1885 became a licensed physician. Born in Mecklenburg County in 1864, she began practice in Charlotte in 1887 and served the community for more than 40 years.
A collection of more than 150 books about North Carolina’s history, people and culture will be easier to find and purchase through a new partnership between the North Carolina Office of Archives an
The tree-lighting tradition at the State Capitol will continue when Gov. Pat McCrory lights the Christmas tree Thursday, Dec. 8!
Award-Winning Constitutional Scholar Highlights Bill of Rights, How North Carolina Saved the Constitution
In honor of the Bill of Rights' 225th anniversary on Dec. 15, you will have a rare opportunity to see North Carolina's original copy of the Bill of Rights from Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 14 to Dec. 18, at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.
Joy Greenwood, a veteran ranger and park superintendent, has been named superintendent of Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Dare County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. She succeeds Debo Cox, who retired earlier this year.