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In October 1772, Philip Alston purchased 4,000 acres of land on the bend of the Deep River. Not long after the purchase, he had a large two-story wood frame house built on a rise in the land overlooking the river.

Historic Halifax State Historic Site will host the annual Halifax Resolves Day event on Wednesday, April 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., to commemorate the 247th anniversary of the adoption of the Halifax Resolves. The day’s activities are free and open to the public.

Two farms, two families, and a year on the land.

The North Carolina Land and Water Fund (NCLWF) awarded $15 million in grants this week for 17 projects that will help protect North Carolina’s communities and natural resources from flooding, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Trees are a great way to celebrate a birthday, holiday, anniversary, new birth, graduation, or as a means of employee recognition.

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Bentonville March 18, with a day of historic demonstrations, activities, and informative presentations.

The far-reaching and impactful accomplishments and contributions of women often have been often overlooked in North Carolina and the nation. During Women’s History Month in March agencies within the N.C.

The historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse will provide the setting for an upcoming naturalization ceremony.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will offer a glimpse of the Anglo-Cherokee War on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site will commemorate the 158th anniversary of the fall of Fort Anderson Saturday, Feb. 18. Free activities from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will include infantry demonstrations, medical and embalming interpretations, and more.