This Day in NC History Administration

Author Release Date
Clarence Steppe, Nurseryman, Founder of Wayside Nurseries Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:00
North Carolina Press Association Founded, 1873 Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:15
Edward R. Murrow, Legendary Journalist Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:45
Oliver, North Wilkesboro Native, a Sixties Pop Sensation Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:30
Fall of Fort Anderson to Union Forces Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 09:00
State Endorses Female Higher Education, 1891 Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 08:45
Selma Burke, Renowned for FDR Portrait on the Dime Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:30
The USS Monitor Sank Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:30
“The Fire is Spreading:” A Landmark Revival in Dunn Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:30
New Years and the Lowly Opossum Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:30
Judge John Kerr, Longtime Congressman Friday, December 30, 2016 - 10:30
Lunsford Richardson, Inventor of VapoRub and Junk Mail Friday, December 30, 2016 - 10:30
Rail Line Linked Wilmington and Weldon Friday, December 30, 2016 - 10:30
The Treaty of New Echota and the Trail of Tears Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:15
Andrew Johnson, Tailor’s Apprentice Path to White House Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:15
Apples to Oregon: The Journey of Henderson Luelling Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 10:15
John Lawson Began His Journey Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 10:15
Lindsay Warren, Congressman and Government Watchdog Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 10:15
Survey for a Moravian Settlement Began Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:15
Bath to Broadway: Edna Ferber and “Show Boat” Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:00
Henry Plummer Cheatham, Educator and Advocate for Equality Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:00
Burnham Colburn of Asheville and His Dedication to Mineralogy Monday, December 26, 2016 - 10:00
Confederate General, Postbellum Politician William R. Cox Monday, December 26, 2016 - 10:00
Junior Johnson Pardoned by Ronald Reagan Monday, December 26, 2016 - 10:00
The Story of the Lawson Family Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 10:00
Alton Stewart of Coats, Victim of “Man’s Conquest of the Air” Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 09:45
Flying Ace George Preddy, Christmas Casualty Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 09:45
The State Library of North Carolina is Founded Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 09:45
Mary Van Landingham, Long Remembered for Humility Quip Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 09:45
R. A. Fessenden on the Outer Banks: The Beginnings of Radio Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 09:45
Ava Gardner Born Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 09:30
Dorothea Dix Hospital Authorized Friday, December 23, 2016 - 09:30
Inventor and Ax Man John Council of Bladen County Friday, December 23, 2016 - 09:30
Sedaris’s Elf Tale Instant Hit for NPR Friday, December 23, 2016 - 09:30
“Aunt Samantha” Bumgarner, Traditional Musician Friday, December 23, 2016 - 09:30
Bald Head Island Lighthouse Lit for the First Time Friday, December 23, 2016 - 09:15
An Arrest Over Anti-Slavery Materials Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:15
Ruth Cannon, Preservationist Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:15
Six Western Counties Ceded Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 09:15
Walter Hines Page of Cary, Editor and Ambassador to Great Britain Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:15
Illinois Soldiers Overrun Thomas’s Legion, 1864 Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:15
Harper House in Hickory an Architectural Gem Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:15
Fort Dobbs Gets an Inspection Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:00
Fire at Buies Creek, 1900 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 09:00
New River to Camp Lejeune Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 09:00
Washington Duke Was Born Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 09:00
Bewitched in Tennessee Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 08:45
A North Carolina Valley Forge Story Monday, December 19, 2016 - 08:45
Depression-Era Gubernatorial Imperative: “Live at Home” Monday, December 19, 2016 - 08:45
John Wright Stanly of New Bern, Debtor to Financier Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 08:45
“Cherokee Clay” and Wedgwood Pottery Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 08:30
The Declaration of Rights: Milestone at Halifax, 1776 Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 17:15
John White, Vance’s Envoy to England Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 17:15
First Powered Flight Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 17:00
The Light at Cape Hatteras Friday, December 16, 2016 - 17:00
Three Sheets to the Wind: On Flight They’re Dubious Friday, December 16, 2016 - 17:00
John A. Copeland Jr., Participant in John Brown’s Raid Friday, December 16, 2016 - 16:45
Emeline Pigott, Confederate Spy Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 16:45
Foster’s Raid, Part Two Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 16:45
The “Walton War” Between Georgia and North Carolina Begins Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 16:45
General Robert Howe, Revolutionary War Commander Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 16:45
First Battle of Kinston, 1862 Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 16:30
Soybean Oil Developed in Elizabeth City Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 16:30
Dressmaker Madame Hancock of Winston-Salem Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 16:30
Ella Baker and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 16:30
George Ladshaw, Accidental Hero to Kayakers Monday, December 12, 2016 - 16:30
Peacekeepers Perish in Newfoundland Crash, 1985 Monday, December 12, 2016 - 16:30
Food Lion Rooted in Salisbury Monday, December 12, 2016 - 16:15
A House Fire That Led to Historic Preservation Monday, December 12, 2016 - 16:15
Modern Novelist Discovered Farquard Campbell Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 16:15
The General Assembly Chartered UNC Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 16:15
The Duke Endowment: Enriching the Carolinas Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 16:00
William Miller, Governor During War of 1812 Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 16:00
Until He Be Dead: The End of Stede Bonnet Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 15:45
Oldest Grave in Salisbury’s Old English Cemetery Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 15:45
Body Politic of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Created Friday, December 9, 2016 - 15:45
Confederate Prison at Salisbury Opened, 1861 Friday, December 9, 2016 - 15:45
Marshal Ferdinand Foch in Monroe, 1921 Friday, December 9, 2016 - 15:45
Roots of the John Birch Society Friday, December 9, 2016 - 15:45
S. B. Alexander, Advocate for Agriculture Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:30
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Moses Cone Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:30
James Iredell Jr. Became Governor Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 15:30
A Preservation Milestone for North Carolina Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:30
Archaeology Work at Future Jordan Lake Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:30
Minibikes and the Wrestling Mat: Hendersonville’s McCrary Twins Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:30
A North Carolina Pearl Harbor Story Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:30
London Years of Sweet Baby James Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 15:30
First Jewish Legislator Delivers Speech on Religious Liberty Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 15:15
Gyrocopter Took Flight in Kitty Hawk, 1955 Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 15:15
Upper House of Assembly Meets at the Newly-Constructed Tryon Palace Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:15
Fred Olds and the Hall of History Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:15
Oakdale, Wilmington’s Antebellum Cemetery Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:15
Pioneer Dunker, Lady Tar Heel Charlotte Smith Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:15
Mint Sets Up Shop in Charlotte, 1837 Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 13:30
North Carolina Approves the 13th Amendment Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 13:30
Omar Ibn Said Joins the Presbyterian Church Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 13:30
Beach Music Classic “Girl Watcher” Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 13:30
Bewitched from the Start Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 13:30
Diplomat John Gustavus Adolphus Williamson is Born Friday, December 2, 2016 - 13:30
New Roundhouse at Spencer, 1924 Friday, December 2, 2016 - 13:30
The Bassett Affair: Test Case for Free Speech Friday, December 2, 2016 - 13:30
A Brick Beacon, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15
Massive Fire Sweeps Across New Bern, 1922 Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15
Self-Declared Indian Chief Sylvester Long Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15
The Spanish Explore the Interior Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15
Cherokee Charles George, Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 13:15
Convicted Murderer Assaults Prosecutor, 1853 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 13:15
Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson of Cleveland County Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 13:15
Samuel Spencer Casualty of Rail Crash Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:00
SS James Iredell Launched Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:00
Tragic Pairing of Tobacco Heir and Torch Singer Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:00
Isolated Portsmouth, Once Booming Trade Center Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:00
Arthur Talmage Abernethy Appointed State’s First Poet Laureate Monday, November 28, 2016 - 13:00
John Blue of Scotland County, Inventor of Agricultural Tools Monday, November 28, 2016 - 13:00
Johnston Blakeley, Hero of the War of 1812 Monday, November 28, 2016 - 13:00
Mel Tomlinson, Master of Ballet and Modern Dance Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 13:00
John Baptista Ashe, Revolutionary War Veteran and (Almost) Governor Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 12:45
Braxton Bragg Gets Command of Confederate Troops in North Carolina Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 12:45
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Rehearsal Speech in Rocky Mount Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 12:45
Alfred Moore Scales, Confederate Veteran and Governor Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 12:30
Judicial Milestone Set in New Bern, 1787 Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 12:30
Alexander Mebane, Patriot and UNC Trustee Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 12:30
Planning North Carolina’s Revolutionary War Defense Friday, November 25, 2016 - 16:15
A Riot at Salisbury Prison Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:30
Historic Origins of the Tsali Legend and “Unto These Hills” Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:30
Josiah Collins Acquires Somerset Place Assemblage, 1784 Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:30
North Carolinian Perished Aboard the Titanic Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 12:15
The Wreck of the Huron on the Outer Banks, 1877 Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 12:15
John C. Campbell Folk School Based on Danish Model Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:15
Raleigh Connection to JFK Assassination Still a Mystery Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:15
Walter Reed Died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:15
Concept of Alford Plea Tied to Forsyth County Case Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:00
“Aunt Abby” House, Confederacy’s “Angel of Mercy” Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 11:45
Blackbeard’s Death: Off With His Head Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:45
Elizabeth Steele, Nathanael Greene and Their Legendary Encounter Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:45
Warren Wilson College Established Monday, November 21, 2016 - 13:15
Creating the Town of Halifax Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:45
North Carolina Becomes the Twelfth State Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:45
The Mystery of Beautiful Nell Cropsey Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:45
Asheville Monument to German Prisoners of War Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 11:30
Cherokee Warrior Junaluska Died Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 11:30
The Emancipator and the Animator: Lincoln at Gettysburg Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 11:15
Kingston Trio Hits the Top of the Charts with “Tom Dooley” in 1958 Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:15
Raleigh Register, North Carolina’s First Daily Paper Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:15
The Confederate Women’s Home Opened in Fayetteville Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:00
British Forces Leave Wilmington and N.C., 1781 Friday, November 18, 2016 - 09:45
Jim Crow-Era Fair for African Americans Friday, November 18, 2016 - 09:45
Name of James Glasgow Expunged from the Map Friday, November 18, 2016 - 09:45
Moravian Men from Pennsylvania Arrived in Forsyth County Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:45
Respected Pastel Artist Drew Upon Civil War Experience Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:45
Cameron Village Trend-Setter for Raleigh and the South Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:45
An Advocate for Cities: The N.C. League of Municipalities Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:30
Federal Comptroller John Steele of Salisbury Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 13:45
Federal Writers Project Director Edwin Björkman Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 13:45
Blue Ridge Parkway Project Approved Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 13:30
Stamp Master’s Hand Forced, 1765 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 09:30
Peter Stuart Ney Confesses to be Napoleon’s Closest Aide Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:30
Charlotte Heist Foiled, 1933 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:15
Fear Runs Rampant in Henderson, 1958-1959 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:15
Movie Silent About Fate of Colonists Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 13:15
Senator and Jurist A.S. Merrimon Monday, November 14, 2016 - 13:15
Andy Griffith’s “What It Was, Was Football” Recorded Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:30
Mystery of the Dare Stones Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:30
Jane McKimmon Was Born Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 10:00
Eastern North Carolina Artist Francis Speight Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 10:00
Gambling Comes to Cherokee Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 10:00
Four Claims about North Carolinians and the Civil War Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00
P. T. Barnum Begins to Organize Circus Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00
State’s Confederate Vets Defend Their Honor, 1904 Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00
Remembering Veterans Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00
Long-Delayed Dedication of NCSU Belltower, 1949 Friday, November 11, 2016 - 09:45
Jesse Helms and “Viewpoint” Friday, November 11, 2016 - 09:30
Wilmington Race Riots Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:30
Drexel and the Furniture Maker That Took Its Name Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:15
James Murray and the Argyll Colony Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:15
Just Happy to Be Here: Donna Fargo Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:15
Medical Pioneer S. S. Satchwell Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:15
Aviator Louise Thaden and the Ninety-Nines Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:15
Floyd McKissick and Soul City Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:15
Alexander H. Stephens Visited the Wilmington Arms Factory Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:00
Military-Political Leader Richard Caswell Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 15:00
Photographer Ignatius Brock of Asheville Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 15:00
Medal of Honor Recipient Lawrence Joel Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 15:00
Ponder Brothers, Madison Powerbrokers Monday, November 7, 2016 - 15:00
Water Impoundment Began at Fontana Dam Monday, November 7, 2016 - 15:00
William B. Umstead, North Carolina Governor for 22 Months Monday, November 7, 2016 - 15:00
Billy Graham Born in Charlotte Monday, November 7, 2016 - 13:00
Honor for State’s Cherished Capitol Building Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 13:00
Rector Adam Empie of St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 13:00
A Civil War Surrender Six Months After Appomattox Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 12:30
Dobbs Tabs Waddell as Indian Negotiator, 1755 Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 12:30
Tuberculosis Vaccine Perfected in Asheville, 1912 Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:15
Two Troopers Murdered, 1957 Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:15
Congressional Rivals Shoot It Out Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:15
Governor and UNC Founder William Davie Died Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:15
Richard Gatling Patented the Gatling Gun Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:15
John Branch, Governor of North Carolina and Florida Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00
Hornets Establish NBA in Charlotte, 1988 Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:45
Charles Frazier and the Crafting of Cold Mountain Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:45
Palmer Graduate Cast as Lionel Jefferson Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:45
Thad Eure, N.C. Secretary of State for Over a Half-Century Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:45
Klan-Nazi Shooting Left Five Dead in Greensboro Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:30
Mount Mitchell Declared Highest Peak in Eastern U.S. Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:30
LaGrange Country Boy to Harlem Gangster Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:30
President James K. Polk and Manifest Destiny Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:30
Velma Barfield, Serial Killer Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:30
Cape Lookout Light Lit Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 11:15
Cherokee Indian Tsali Was Captured Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 11:15
“Copperhead Cuddlers” in Durham, 1947 Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 11:15
WWII Pilots Recuperated at Lake Lure Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 11:15
Stamp Act Protest in the Port City, 1765 Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:15
Arthur Dobbs and His Mixed Success as Royal Governor Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:00
Commodore Council Invented BC Powder in Durham Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:00
Originally Carolana, for King Charles I Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 11:00
Death of Edward Dudley of Wilmington, Governor Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 10:45
James Walker Hood Died Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 10:45
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show Train Disaster Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:30
The Execution of Sir Walter Ralegh, 1618 Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:30
State’s Longest Plank Road Reaches Salem Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:30
Famed Musician Charlie Daniels Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:15
Party of Guinean President Visited Triangle, 1958 Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:15
Anti-Slavery Leader Levi Coffin is Born Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:15
The Ironclad Albemarle and the Battle of Plymouth Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:15
George Watts Hill, Tar Heel in Cloak Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00
Salvage of the CSS Neuse from the Muck Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00
The CSS Albemarle, a Confederate Ironclad, Sinks Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00
The Stock Market Crashed Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:45
James H. Young, African American Leader in 1890s Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:00
The Carolina Panthers Become the NFL’s 29th Franchise Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:00
Carl Durham, Champion of Pharmaceutical Reform Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 09:45
Illegal Forward Pass, 1895, Set Up College Football Rule Change Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 09:45
Cue Sport Champion Luther “Wimpy” Lassiter Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 15:45
Durham’s Malcolm X Liberation University Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 15:45
Women of Edenton Resolve to Forego English Tea, 1774 Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 09:45
Wrights Experiment with Gliders, 1911 Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:30
Bennehan and Cameron Interests Merged at Stagville Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:45
Robert Lee Vann of Ahoskie, Prominent Newspaperman Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:45
Introduction of RFD, 1896 Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:30
First Rural Free Delivery Mail Service Starts in Rowan County Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:15
Baron von Graffenreid and the Swiss Colony of New Bern Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:15
George Washington Makes Nathanael Greene Commander of the Southern Army Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:15
Painter Elliott Daingerfield of Fayetteville, Blowing Rock and NYC Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:15
C. A. Penn and the Lucky Strike Brand Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:00
Tom Dula: Poor Boy Was Bound to Die Friday, October 21, 2016 - 13:15
“Madonna and Child in a Landscape” Is Selected for a USPS Stamp Friday, October 21, 2016 - 13:15
Courtroom Slaying in Morganton, 1851 Friday, October 21, 2016 - 08:45
Annie Carter Lee, From Virginia to North Carolina and Back Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:15
Lincolnton Native Stephen Ramseur, Casualty of Shenandoah Campaign Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:15
N.C. Mutual and Provident Association Organized Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:15
Race Relations Milestone Meeting at NCCU, 1942 Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:15
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Empire Takes Shape Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00
The Road to Yorktown via the North Carolina Piedmont Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00
Truman Joins His Predecessors in Raleigh, 1948 Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00
African American Baptists in North Carolina Organized, 1867 Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:45
Antebellum Roots for North Carolina State Fair Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:45
Thomas Wolfe and “The Old Kentucky Home” Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:45
“Choo Choo” Justice Barreled Down the Football Field Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:30
Contract to Build the Confederate Ironclad CSS Neuse Signed Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:30
Lewis Leary, John Brown Accomplice, from Fayetteville Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:30
Five and Dime Roots of North Carolina Museum of Art Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 11:15
Rick Dees’ 1976 Novelty Hit, “Disco Duck” Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 11:15
Dorton Arena Dedicated in 1961 Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 11:15
Wake Forest Sets Up New Campus, 1951 Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:15
Alfred Moore, Soldier and Supreme Court Justice Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00
Hurricane Hazel Makes Landfall Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00
University President, U.S. Senator Frank Porter Graham Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:45
Charles Lindbergh Lands in Greensboro Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:15
Randall Jarrell, “War Poet” Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:15
“General” Julian Carr and Tobacco in Durham Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:00
Gospel Music’s First Lady, Shirley Caesar of Durham Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:00
Jim Thorpe’s Olympic Medals Were Reinstated Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:00
Thalian Hall Opens in Wilmington Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00
Monument Dedicated 1923 at Bennett Place Symbolizes Unity Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00
Old East, UNC-Chapel Hill Landmark Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00
Anvil or Hammer: President John F. Kennedy at Kenan Stadium, 1961 Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 09:45
U.N. Representative Herschel Johnson Advocated Partition of Palestine, 1947 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 09:45
World War I Medal of Honor Recipient Robert Blackwell Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 09:45
African American Surfmen and Daring Rescue of the E. S. Newman Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 09:30
Jazz Giant Thelonious Monk of Rocky Mount Monday, October 10, 2016 - 09:30
Opening of Palmer Memorial Institute Monday, October 10, 2016 - 09:30
R. D. W. Connor Appointed First Archivist of the United States Monday, October 10, 2016 - 09:30
W. W. Kitchin, North Carolina-Style Progressive Politician Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 09:30
American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery Born in Garner Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 09:15
Maritime Disaster Off Ocracoke in 1837 Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 09:15
North Carolina's First Rosenwald School Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00
Matt Ransom, Confederate General and U.S. Senator Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 09:15
Millie McKoy, One of the Conjoined Twins Known as Millie-Christine Died Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 09:15
Edenton Courthouse, Built 1767 and Renovated 2004 Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 09:00
Archie Ijames, Associate of Jim Jones of the Peoples Temple Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 08:45
Half-Ton Pickup a Challenge for Pallbearers Friday, October 7, 2016 - 08:45
Patriot Forces Defeat the British in the Battle of Kings Mountain Friday, October 7, 2016 - 08:45
Governor Luther Hodges Dies Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:45
Fire Destroys “Bandon,” Home of Inglis Fletcher Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:30
James E. Shepard, Founder of North Carolina Central University Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:30
Duke Grads Nation’s First Physician Assistants Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:15
East Carolina Set Up to Educate Teachers Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 08:15
James Iredell is Born Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 08:15
Popcorn Sutton, Moonshiner and Colorful “Character” Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 08:15
Benjamin Hedrick, Chapel Hill Heretic Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 11:30
Miss Black America 1986, Native of Graham Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 08:15
Francis Nash Mortally Wounded at the Battle of Germantown Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 08:00
Lemur Jovian, Star of “Zoboomafoo” Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 08:00
Premier of an American Classic, The Andy Griffith Show Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:30
Famed Writer Thomas Wolfe is Born in Asheville Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:15
State School for the Deaf Opened in Morganton Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 16:30
The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Arrives in Wilmington Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 11:15
Harry Golden of the Carolina Israelite, One of a Kind Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 10:30
Just Stepped Out, Robert Patton of Burke County Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 10:30
First Town Lots Recorded in Bath Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:15
Pasteurization Initiative in Tarboro, 1918 Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:15
Rose Greenhow, Confederate Spy, Drowning Victim Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:15
St. John’s at Colonial Williamsboro in Vance County Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:30
Hamlet Fire Among State’s Worst Disasters Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:30
Fairgrounds Hosted Last NASCAR Race on Dirt Track Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:15
Home of the Airborne and Special Forces, Fort Bragg Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:15
John Hope Franklin, From Greenwood to the White House Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:15
“Old Hickory” Division Breaks Hindenburg Line Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00
Freedmen’s Convention Assembled in Raleigh Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00
Creation of Lake Norman Altered the Landscape Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:00
David Walker and His Appeal, a Transformative Book Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:00
From the Drifters to “Stand By Me,” Ben E. King Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:00
Scalded to Death by the Steam: The Wreck of the Old 97 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:45
Whistler’s Mother, North Carolina Native Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:45
Circus Tragedy in Charlotte, 1880 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:30
A Pirate’s Life Was His, Stede Bonnet’s Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:30
Adelaide Fries and the Moravian Archives Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:15
Governor and Congressman Gabriel Holmes, Ally of John C. Calhoun Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:15
Longstanding Lions Club Commitment to the Blind Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:15
The Battle of Charlotte Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:15
Greensboro-Born Doctor Pioneers “Tommy John Surgery,” Saves Baseball Careers Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:15
The Route to Kings Mountain Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:15
Astrochimp Ham’s Retirement Years in Asheboro Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:00
Graham Barden, Congressional Education and Labor Chair Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:00
First Deed, First House Were Batts’s Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:30
Charlotte’s Thomas Polk Saved the Liberty Bell, 1777 Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:15
Medal of Honor Recipient Edwin Anderson of Wilmington Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 09:00
C. M. Stedman of Fayetteville, Confederate Veteran Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:15
Inglis Fletcher and the “Carolina Series” Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:15
James Kenan and the Family Legacy Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:15
UNC Charlotte’s Modest Beginnings Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:15
Scholar/Activist John Hope Franklin’s Pathbreaking Textbook Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:15
Beginnings of the Tuscarora War Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 14:45
Lincoln Takes Initial Step to Free the Slaves Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 14:45
William Gould and his Flight to Freedom Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:45
William R. Davie’s Victorious Assault at Wauchope Plantation Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:45
Bearded Brinkley Buried at Buladean Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:45
Federal-Era Power Broker John Gray Blount, of Washington Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:45
Food Town (Now Food Lion) Founder Ralph Ketner Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:30
Lucy Morgan, Founder of the Penland School Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:30
Martin Luther King’s 1958 Surgery Led by North Carolinian Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:30
Execution by the Tuscarora: John Lawson Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:30
Cherokee Defeat by South Carolina Militia, 1776 Monday, September 19, 2016 - 14:30
Elizabeth II, a Legacy of America’s Four Hundredth Monday, September 19, 2016 - 14:30
The Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918 Monday, September 19, 2016 - 14:30
“Cherry Bounce King,” Amos Owens Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 14:30
Occonneechee Speedway, NASCAR in Orange County Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 14:30
L. O’B. Branch Rose through Confederate Ranks Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 14:15
Samarcand, 1918-2011: Evolution of a Correctional Institute Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 14:15
Signers in Philadelphia Endorse Federal Constitution Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 14:15
Hurricane Floyd Devastating to Eastern North Carolina Friday, September 16, 2016 - 14:15
Rockfish Storekeeper Destined to be a Founder of California Friday, September 16, 2016 - 14:15
From Cotton Field to University: Fayetteville’s Methodist Friday, September 16, 2016 - 14:15
Ivanhoe in Warren: Ring Tournaments at Shocco Springs Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:15
Baseball’s Gaylord Perry Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:15
Greensboro Hosted Base Vital to World War II Allied Effort Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:00
William Ashe, Railroad Proponent, Handcar Crash Victim Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 14:00
An Independent Man: John Penn’s Short Life Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 14:00
The General Textile Strike of 1934: Violence in Burlington Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 14:00
Trials and Tribulation: Life in an Iron Lung Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 14:00
Village People’s Cowboy Hailed from Raleigh Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 14:00
Militia Clash at Lindley’s Mill Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 13:45
The Bard of Ottaray, Shepherd Dugger Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 13:45
Bounty Off Cape Hatteras in Shipwreck of the Central America Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:30
Jurist W. A. Hoke of Lincolnton Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:30
Thomas Burke, Governor as Prisoner of War Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:30
Moses Hopkins, From Slavery to Liberia via Franklinton Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 13:30
Viaduct an Engineering Marvel Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 13:00
A Lift to Winter Tourism, Cataloochee Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 13:00
Road for Charles Kuralt Began, Ended in North Carolina Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:30
The Rutherford Trace and the Destruction of Nikwasi Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:30
Aquariums Date to Bicentennial Year Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:15
Joshua Lawrence and Schism among North Carolina Baptists Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:15
Heroine of the American Revolution Martha Bell Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:15
Our Only Miss America Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:15
The Man Who Destroyed the Recording Industry Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:15
Half-Measure Pearsall Plan Target of Critics Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:15
Jordan Lake’s Namesake Served in U.S. Senate Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:15
Edward Hyde and Turmoil in Early Carolina Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:00
Colington Island, a Reminder of the Proprietary Era Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:00
Two Major Inlets on the Outer Banks Date to 1846 Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 12:00
Charles McIver and Female Education as a Public Investment Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:45
Georgia Poet Sidney Lanier Died in Polk County Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:45
John Merrick of Durham, Founder of North Carolina Mutual Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:45
Brightleaf Tobacco and the Benefits of Napping Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:45
German-Born Curator Launched N.C. Museum of Art Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:45
Spaight-Stanly Duel Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:45
State’s On-Campus Nuclear Reactor Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:45
Pamlico Pacesetter in School Transportation Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:30
Asheville’s Young Men’s Institute, Gift of George Vanderbilt Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:30
Dorothy Counts Enrolls at Charlotte’s Harding High School, 1957 Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 11:30
John Fulenwider, Lincoln County Ironmaker Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 11:30
Spaniards Surprised at Brunswick, 1748 Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 08:45
Inventor, Businesswoman by Design, Beulah Henry Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 16:30
North Carolina’s Original Tourism Slogan, 1585 Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 11:30
Fast Food Emporium Opened in Greenville, 1960 Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 11:15
Elon University’s Beginnings Date to Nineteenth Century Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:15
Masterful American Artist, Romare Bearden of Charlotte Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:15
Mile-High Swinging Bridge Dedicated Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:15
Carl Schenck and the Cradle of Forestry Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 16:30
Freedom Fighter Abraham Galloway of Southport and Wilmington Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:15
Opening Volley in North Carolina’s Tory War Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:15
“Human Spider” Inspired Classic Harold Lloyd Film Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:00
Charleston Earthquake Rattled North Carolina Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:00
Dorton Arena Architect Matthew Nowicki Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:00
Jesse Franklin, Governor from Surry County Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:00
Samuel A. Ashe, Confederate Soldier and Historian Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:00
Astronaut William Thornton and the Space Shuttle Challenger Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:00
A Reunion Without Precedent, at Somerset Place in 1986 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:45
Andre Michaux Climbed Grandfather Mountain Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:45
Eugenics Lawsuit Dismissed, 1974 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 09:30
Betty Debnam and the “Mini Page” Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:45
Connie Guion, Pioneering Female Physician Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:45
Influential Black Newspaperman Robert Lee Vann Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:45
The Real “Norma Rae” Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:45
“Brad’s Drink” Becomes Pepsi-Cola, 1898 Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:30
Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base and Glider Warfare Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:30
Flight of Robert Williams as Racial Tensions Rise in Monroe, 1961 Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:30
Tragedy at Bostian Bridge, 1891 Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:30
Battle of Elizabethtown Culminated at the Tory Hole Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:15
Death of Governor, UNC President David Lowry Swain Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:15
David Schenck and the Battlefield at Guilford Courthouse Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:15
Spaniards Invade Beaufort Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:15
Old Claremont and Education in Hickory Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:15
Little Eva and “The Locomotion” Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:15
North Carolina’s Milestone Move Toward Self-Government, 1774 Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:15
A Hex on Her Houses: Harriet Irwin of Charlotte Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00
Dolley Madison and the British Assault on the White House, 1814 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00
Kenan-Flagler Wedding at Liberty Hall Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00
The Lost State of Franklin Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:00
Allegheny, Ashe, Avery: Top Christmas Tree Producers Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 09:45
Duke’s Sonny Jurgensen, Key Player for the Washington NFL Team Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 09:45
North Carolina’s “Year Without a Summer,” 1816 Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:45
The Nursing Profession and Mary L. Wyche Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:45
Connie Gay, Country Music Entrepreneur and Starmaker Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:30
Dirty Dancing Filmed at Lake Lure Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:30
Nat Turner’s Rebellion: Repercussions Felt in N.C. Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:30
Cherokee Code Talkers and Allied Success in WWI Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:15
Priestley Mangum and His Innovative Terrace Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:00
Terry Sanford, Paratrooper, Governor, University President Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 09:15
Long Political Career for Governor Cameron Morrison Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 09:15
Stage Set for War in Hillsborough, 1775 Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 09:15
Black Mountain College, An Experimental School Friday, August 19, 2016 - 09:00
Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain Date Back to 1956 Friday, August 19, 2016 - 09:00
The Story Behind Hammocks Beach Earthworks Friday, August 19, 2016 - 09:00
Virginia Dare, First English Child in the New World Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 09:00
Origins of the “Lost Colony” Mystery Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 09:00
Rescue of the Priscilla Crew, 1899 Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 09:00
No Quickie Divorce in 1940s Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 08:45
Frank Stick, Lindsay Warren and Cape Hatteras National Seashore Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 08:45
Samuel Johnston of “Hayes” in Chowan County Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 08:45
Frank Armstrong of Twelve O’Clock High Fame Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 08:30
Diminutive Circus Duo Retired to Salisbury Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 08:30
Eno River’s Patron Saint, Margaret Nygard Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 08:30
Oconaluftee, Replica Cherokee Village, Approved Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 08:30
The Sinking of the Mirlo Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 08:30
Monroe Nathan Work of Tuskegee Institute, Chronicler of Black History Monday, August 15, 2016 - 08:30
Social Work Pioneer Ellen Winston Monday, August 15, 2016 - 08:30
U.S. Senator Benjamin Hawkins, Later Emissary to Indians in the Southeast Monday, August 15, 2016 - 08:30
Jockey’s Ridge Patron Saint, Carolista Baum Monday, August 15, 2016 - 08:15
Couple Immortalized on V-J Day Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 12:30
Confederate General Bryan Grimes, Target of Hired Killer Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 09:30
Manteo, Friend to the Roanoke Colonists Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 12:30
Stanley Harris, Booster of Diverse Scouting Initiatives Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 12:30
Banker Ponies Protected Since 1998 Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 12:15
“Glory” Hancock, World War I Nurse Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 11:45
Showman Cecil B. DeMille, Raised in “Little Washington” Friday, August 12, 2016 - 11:45
A Taste for Bacon and the Code Duello Friday, August 12, 2016 - 11:30
Plott Hound Native to Haywood County Friday, August 12, 2016 - 11:30
William A. Graham, Prominent Whig Politician Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:30
Keith and Malinda Blalock, Couple in Confederate Service Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:15
Robert B. Glenn of Winston-Salem, Prohibition Governor Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:15
Distress Signal SOS First Heard at Hatteras, 1909 Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:15
Bull Rider Jerome Davis Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:15
E. W. Gudger, Waynesville Fish Scientist Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:15
The Civil Air Patrol and World War II off North Carolina’s Coast Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:15
State’s First Newspaper Issued in New Bern, 1751 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:15
Winston-Salem Pacesetter for Arts Councils Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:15
Clyde McPhatter of Durham, Influential Rhythm and Blues Performer Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:00
Pisgah Covered Bridge Rebuilt After Flood Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:00
Mary Reynolds Babcock, Patron of the Arts and Education Monday, August 8, 2016 - 11:00
Second Governor Post-Statehood, Abner Nash Monday, August 8, 2016 - 11:00
Project Azorian and Cold War Espionage Monday, August 8, 2016 - 09:00
Triple Lynching: Dark Day for Justice Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 11:00
Fred Kirby, Mojo Nixon, and “Atomic Power” Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 10:45
Kiffin Rockwell of the Lafayette Escadrille Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 10:45
Rocky Mount Man Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 10:45
Enola Gay Bombadier Thomas Ferebee of Mocksville Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 09:45
World War I U-Boat Casualty Off Cape Hatteras Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 09:45
Ace George Preddy of Greensboro: Cripes A’Mighty Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 09:45
Fast Start for Predecessor of Western Carolina University Friday, August 5, 2016 - 09:45
Wolfpack Quarterback Roman Gabriel Friday, August 5, 2016 - 09:45
James Dobbin of Fayetteville, Secretary of the Navy Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 09:45
Anson County Home to Soil Conservation Landmark Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 09:30
Camp Butner and Axis Prisoners of War Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 09:30
Bearded Lady, Featured in Freaks, at Circuses Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 09:30
Federal Judge John Stokes Appointed by George Washington Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 09:30
Legendary Percy Flowers, “King of the Moonshiners” Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 09:30
Britons Under Craig Rout Militia, 1781 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 09:15
James Larkin Pearson Appointed Poet Laureate Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 09:15
Cherry Hospital Expanded Mental Health Care Monday, August 1, 2016 - 18:45
Crucial Rally to Support Railroads, 1828 Monday, August 1, 2016 - 18:45
Leading Patriot Touts Declaration in Halifax, 1776 Monday, August 1, 2016 - 09:15
Lowe’s and Homegrown Home Improvement Monday, August 1, 2016 - 09:15
Son and Namesake of Confederate General Key to NCSU Growth Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 18:45
A Possum Is Pardoned By Gov. Scott Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 18:30
Asheville Fascist and Presidential Candidate William Dudley Pelley Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 18:30
Crackdown on Klan, 1952, Nets Grand Dragon Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 18:30
Wild’s African Brigade Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 18:30
Launch of Rayon Producer, Burlington Mills Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:30
Attack at House in the Horseshoe Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:15
Confederates Repulse Union Army at Boon’s Mill, 1863 Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:15
Political Utility Player, Ambassador Capus Waynick Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:15
Tobacco Magnate R.J. Reynolds Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:15
School of the Arts Screenwriter’s Tapes Sought by Simpson Attorneys Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 14:00
The “Prince of Politicians,” Thomas L. Clingman Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:15
Homegrown Jihadists Arrested in Raleigh, 2009 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:00
Civil War Skirmish at Potecasi Creek Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:00
Hang Glider Adapted for Water Use, 1962 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:00
Home for Durham Bulls Dedicated, 1926 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:00
Robert C. Anderson, Presbyterian Leader at Montreat Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:00
Sit-in Victory in Greensboro, 1960 Monday, July 25, 2016 - 18:00
Horatio Gates’s Brief Revolutionary Command Monday, July 25, 2016 - 17:45
North Carolina Became a Royal Colony Monday, July 25, 2016 - 17:45
Guy Owen and the Flim-Flam Man Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:00
Politician and Prize-Winning Poet John Charles McNeill Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 17:45
Antacid Inventor Had Chapel Hill Ties Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 17:45
Truman Adviser Kenneth Royall of Goldsboro Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 17:45
Universalists and Inman Chapel Near Canton Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 17:45
Kay Kyser: “C’mon Chillun! L’es Dance!” Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 17:30
From Slavery to Capitol Hill, John Hyman of Warren County Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 17:30
Planter and Politician Elias Carr Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:30
Prolific Poet Carl Sandburg Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:30
Vermont Royster, Wall Street Journal Sage Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:30
J. C. B. Ehringhaus, Governor, 1932-1936 Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 18:45
Precepts for Colonial Government Set, 1669 Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:15
Modest Beginnings for Duke University Hospital Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:15
Hillsborough Convention Fails to Ratify Constitution Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:00
Rocky Mount Mills Burned by Union Troops, 1863 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 17:00
Sensational 1890s Murder in Winston-Salem Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 17:00
Surveying of the State Boundary and the Block House Near Tryon Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 17:00
Cherokees Seek Peace After Rutherford Expedition Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 16:45
Anti-Slavery Sentiment Sparks Quaker Organization Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:45
Country Music’s International Ambassador, George Hamilton IV Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:45
Cherokee Wrestler and Chief Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:45
Justice at Nuremburg: Judge Fitzroy Donald Phillips Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:45
Valorous Service by S.I. Parker in World War I Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:45
John Lederer, Trailblazer Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:30
Scourge of Poverty Target of North Carolina Fund Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:30
Sixteenth Century Vengeance on Roanoke Island Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:30
Royal Governor Gabriel Johnston in Office for 18 Years Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 16:15
Thomas Cary and Tumult of the Proprietary Period Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 16:15
Bebop and Avant Garde Jazz Master, Saxophonist John Coltrane Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 16:15
Festival Rocked Iredell County Community, 1970 Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 16:00
State Treasurer Edwin Gill, “Mr. Integrity” Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 16:15
Stonewall Jackson Wed in Lincoln County, 1857 Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 16:15
A Little-Known Episode of the War of 1812 Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 16:00
Henry Gatling and His Flying Machine Friday, July 15, 2016 - 15:45
“Uncle Jim” Patterson and WBT Sign-On, 1949 Friday, July 15, 2016 - 15:45
Good Times for Ernie Barnes of Durham Friday, July 15, 2016 - 15:45
Carolina Cavalier J.J. Pettigrew Mortally Wounded at Falling Waters Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 15:30
Silas McDowell, Originator of the Thermal Zone Concept Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 15:30
The Flood of 1916 and Unprecedented Destruction in Western North Carolina Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 15:30
John Harris Hang Glides from Grandfather Mountain, 1974 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:30
Krispy Kreme Makes its Debut in Winston-Salem Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:30
Tryon Mountain Along the Indian Boundary, 1767 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:30
Homegrown Raleigh Powerhouse, CP&L Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:15
The Grove Park Inn and Its Host of Prominent Guests Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 15:15
“Die With It in You!”: The Execution of Frankie Silver Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 15:15
Southern Banks Fell to British in War of 1812 Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 15:15
Millie-Christine, the “Carolina Nightingale” Monday, July 11, 2016 - 15:15
North Carolina Railroad Boosts the Piedmont Economy Monday, July 11, 2016 - 15:15
Gaston Means, Con Man, Swindler and Hoax Artist Monday, July 11, 2016 - 15:00
Ill-Fated Windmill Just Outside Boone Monday, July 11, 2016 - 15:00
Serial Prison Escapee Meets His Demise Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 15:00
Wry Television Journalist David Brinkley a Wilmingtonian Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 15:00
Lutheran Leader J. G. Arends Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 15:00
Root Boy Slim and Blues Based Mayhem Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 15:00
Tarboro’s “Cool Pool” Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 15:00
“Goat Gland Doctor:” A Legendary Con Man Friday, July 8, 2016 - 14:45
Film Screening Prelude to Klan/Nazi Shooting, 1979 Friday, July 8, 2016 - 14:45
Sir Archie and the North Carolina Roots of Thoroughbred Racing Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 14:45
The Home Guard, Peace Keepers During the Civil War Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 14:45
Gubernatorial Succession Early in the Civil War Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 14:30
Bo Time Began in 1977 Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 14:30
Flightless Birds Race in Brevard, 1935 Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 14:30
Rayon Key to Success of Burlington Mills and Spencer Love Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 14:30
From Old Capitol Prison to U.S. Capitol: Zebulon B. Vance Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 14:15
Joffre Coe, Father of North Carolina Archaeology Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 14:15
The Saluda Grade, Steepest Mainline Rail Grade in the U.S. Monday, July 4, 2016 - 14:15
The Lost Colony Opens Monday, July 4, 2016 - 14:15
Cornerstone Laid at State Capitol, 1833 Monday, July 4, 2016 - 14:00
Craft Brewery Industry Launched in Manteo, 1986 Monday, July 4, 2016 - 14:00
North Carolina Veterans Honored at Gettysburg, 1929 Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 14:00
Look a-Yonder Comin’: “Orange Blossom Special” and Ervin Rouse Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 11:45
I.E. Avery’s Words for His Father, the “Letter from the Dead” Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 11:30
The “Sable Orator” and Poet, George Moses Horton Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 11:45
Bechtlers Advertise Their Coins, 1831 Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 11:30
First ABC Store Opens in Wilson Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 11:30
Pauli Murray Broke Barriers Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:30
Linville Caverns: McDowell County’s “Wondrous Splendors” Open to the Public Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:15
North Carolina’s 4-H Clubs Rooted in Ahoskie Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:15
Outdoor Drama at Cherokee Revived Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:15
Capture of the Legendary Snap Dragon, 1814 Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:00
Freedom Rallies Began in Williamston, 1963 Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 11:00
African American Troops Organize in New Bern, 1863 Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:30
Nathaniel Macon, Advocate of Checks on Government Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:30
“Moonlight” Graham and His Place in Baseball Lore Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:15
Carrboro’s Libba Cotten, Composer of “Freight Train” Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:15
Governor Martin and His Campaign Promise to Complete I-40 Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:15
The Dogwood, the Cardinal, the Plott Hound, the Emerald Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:15
A Hollerin’ Contest in Sampson County Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00
Paint Rock, Cherokee Pictograph in Madison County Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:01
The Death of Elisha Mitchell Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00
The Modern Greece Ran Aground Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00
Wilkes to Watauga Wagon Train Commemorated Carolina Charter Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:00
Cherokee Clash with British Along Frontier, 1760 Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:45
Bar Code, Retailing Innovation, Product of IBM and RTP Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 09:45
Hinton Rowan Helper, Critic of Slavery Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 09:45
Montfort Stokes Wounded at Elyson’s Mill Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 09:45
C. Chance Protested Segregated Rail Cars, 1948 Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:30
Thomas Burke Chosen Governor Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:45
Marion’s Daniel Kanipe, Survivor of Custer’s Last Stand Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:30
Speaker Ban Roiled UNC-Chapel Hill Campus Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:30
The New American Tobacco Campus Takes Shape, 2004 Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:30
Celtic Sam Jones of Wilmington and the NBA Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:15
James Davis of New Bern, Fit to Print Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:15
R. Stanhope Pullen, Philanthropist and Benefactor Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:15
Historic Halifax, a Public-Private Partnership Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:15
Landmark Sit-Ins Before Woolworth’s Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 15:15
Society’s Work a Boon to Genealogical Research Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 15:15
The Aberdeen and Rockfish, An Independent Rail Line Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 15:15
Duke Energy Brings Power to the Piedmont Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 15:00
Auspicious Start for North Carolina Awards Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 15:00
George Masa, Great Smokies Photographic Artist Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 15:00
Parachutist Tiny Broadwick of Vance County Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 15:00
The School of the Arts, Pride of Winston-Salem and North Carolina Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 15:00
Militias Battle at Ramsour’s Mill, 1780 Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:00
Thomas F. Price, Co-Founder of the Maryknoll Fathers Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:00
Furniture Market Firmly Rooted in High Point Monday, June 20, 2016 - 14:45
Regulators Hanged in Hillsborough Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 14:45
Revelry Ensues After Stanley Cup Victory, 2006 Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 14:45
Springs Altered Race History Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 14:45
St. Mark’s, Episcopal Landmark in Wilmington Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 14:45
Phantom Pain: N.C.’s Limb Replacement Program Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 14:45
He Met Her on the Mountain and There He Took Her Life Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 14:30
God Bless Kate Smith Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:30
Prominent Patriot William Hooper Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:30
The Vagabond Players and Robroy Farquhar Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:30
Explosives Advanced by Gabriel Rains during the Civil War Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:15
“Brad’s Drink,” now Pepsi-Cola, Stirred Up (in) New Bern Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 14:15
Billy “Crash” Craddock, Rockabilly to Country Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 14:15
Miranda’s Plans for Tryon Palace Recovered Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 14:15
The Mixed Fortunes of the Land of Oz Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 14:15
John Chavis, Revered Antebellum Preacher and Teacher Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 14:00
Bull Durham” Premiered Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 14:00
G. W. Creef and the Shad Boat Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 14:00
The Pulaski Explosion, 1838 Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 14:00
USS Cyclops, Lost at Sea, 1918 Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 14:00
John Scott Trotter, Arranger for Bing Crosby and Charlie Brown Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 13:00
Civil War General and Episcopal Priest Leonidas Polk Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:45
A. J. Tomlinson’s “Fields of the Wood” Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:45
Bob Scott Followed Father Kerr Into Executive Mansion Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:45
Lesley Riddle, Collaborator with the Carter Family Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:45
USS North Carolina Launched Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:45
U.S. Army Rounds Up Cherokees, 1838 Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 12:30
Hanes Brand Began in Winston-Salem Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 12:15
Seymour Johnson Field Transferred to U.S. Army Air Force Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 12:15
Eleanor Roosevelt Visits Penderlea, 1937 Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:15
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt Visits Homesteaders at Penderlea, 1937 Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:15
Tobias Knight, Charged with Accessory to Piracy Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:15
Slaves Bound for Somerset Place Arrive, 1786 Friday, June 10, 2016 - 12:15
Car Accident Claims Jack Johnson, 1946 Friday, June 10, 2016 - 12:00
Henry Lawson Wyatt, Dead at Bethel, 1861 Friday, June 10, 2016 - 12:00
Blockade Runner Grounded Off Bogue Banks Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 12:00
North Carolina’s Texas Pete, Cousin to Louisiana’s Tabasco Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 12:00
Asheville’s Robert Moog, Father of the Synthesizer Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 11:45
Bavarian Village Constructed by POWs in Hot Springs Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:45
Clayton’s William E. Dodd, Minister to Hitler’s Germany Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:45
Wilmington’s Robert R. Taylor, Pioneer Black Architect Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 11:45
Tortoises Take Up Residence at the Zoo Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:30
First Burial in God’s Acre Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:30
Private Dan Bullock, USMC, Youngest Vietnam Casualty Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:30
Stephen Lee and His Asheville School Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:30
Babies Hospital, Seaside Resort Facility, Opened 1920 Monday, June 6, 2016 - 11:30
Long-time Unionist Lawmaker Bedford Brown Monday, June 6, 2016 - 11:30
Nutbush Address Published Monday, June 6, 2016 - 11:30
“The Squire of Turkey Creek,” Bascom Lamar Lunsford Monday, June 6, 2016 - 11:15
Edenton Patriot, Edward Vail Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:15
Greensboro Writer O. Henry Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:15
U-Boats Active Off N.C. Coast in Both World Wars Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 11:15
Master of an Art Form, Potter Ben Owen Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 11:15
Constitutional Convention Gaveled In 1835 Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 11:15
Baker Roll, a Census of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Created Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 11:00
Lumina, Storied Beacon at Wrightsville Beach Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:00
Our State Magazine Makes Its Debut Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:00
The Bizarre “Bitter Blood” Murders Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:00
Couldn’t Eat Just One: Potato Chip Magnate Herman Lay Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:00
Competing Claims to Governorship, 1690 Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 11:00
Duke Chapel Dedicated, 1935 Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 11:00
Civil War Origins of “Tar Heel” Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 10:45
The Vanderbilts of Biltmore Marry in Paris Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:45
Tragic End to Native-Newcomer Encounter Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:45
Death Penalty Debated, 1970s Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:45
Polio Outbreak and the “Miracle of Hickory” Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:45
Cotton Planter Patented by N.C. Inventor Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:45
Fugitive Bomber’s Run Ended in Murphy Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:45
Mecklenburg Resolves, Bold Step Toward Independence Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 07:15
Slavery and Persistence: Lunsford Lane of Raleigh Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:30
George Denny and the Beginnings of Talk Radio Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:30
Gertrude Weil of Goldsboro Remembered for Social Activism Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:30
Belk’s Rooted in Monroe Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 10:30
Citywide Fire in Fayetteville, 1831 Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 10:30
Waldenses Settle in Burke County Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 10:30
Barbadians Upon the Cape Fear Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 10:30
Cross Burnings by Ku Klux Klan, Fifty Years Ago Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:15
John Reed and the North Carolina Gold Rush Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:15
Wadesboro Prime for Viewing of 1900 Solar Eclipse Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:15
W. D. Pender, One of Lee’s Lieutenants Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:15
Brief Return to Native State for Edward Stanly Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00
Coal Mine Explosion Rocks Chatham County Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00
“Foxy Brown,” “Jackie Brown” Star Pam Grier Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00
North Carolina Voters Approve Prohibition Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00
The Watauga Club and the Origins of N.C. State University Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00
Torpedo Blast Felled Union Soldiers, 1864 Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:00
Daniel Barringer’s Mining Efforts Cratered Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:00
Entombed at Sea in a Cask Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:00
A Female Lawyer in the 1600s Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 09:45
Last Royal Governor Ruled from Offshore Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 09:45
The Short, Active Life of St. Philips Church at Brunswick Town Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 09:45
Dramatist Lula Vollmer, Acclaimed for “Sun-up” Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 09:30
Moms Mabley, Boundary-Breaking Comedian from Brevard Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:30
Vietnam Monument at State Capitol Dedicated 1987 Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:30
Architect David Paton Hired, Dismissed at State Capitol Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:15
Kenan Progenitor James Kenan Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:15
North Carolinians Readied for Spanish-American War, 1898 Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 09:15
Jennette’s Pier: A Nags Head Institution Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 09:15
A National Park in the Great Smoky Mountains Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 09:00
Hiwassee Dam, Five Years in the Making Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 09:00
Murder in Yanceyville Sparks “War” Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 09:00
Here’s to the Land of the Longleaf Pine Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 08:45
Chimney Rock Acquired by the State, 2007 Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 08:45
Highway Patrol Outfitted in Morehead City Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:45
Secession Vote and Realigned Allegiance Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:45
Tweetsie’s Track to Blowing Rock Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:45
Worth Bagley Memorialized at Capitol, 1907 Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:45
Elvis Upstages, Excites in Raleigh Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 08:30
Rough Justice in the Backcountry, 1865 Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 08:30
Texas Oilman Enriched the State, the University Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 08:30
Episcopal Bishop of Alaska Installed in Raleigh, 1948 Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 09:45
Joseph McDowell, Not to Be Confused with Joseph McDowell Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 08:30
North Wilkesboro and the Roots of NASCAR Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 08:30
Regulator James Few Hanged Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:30
Textile Executive Stuart Cramer and Air Conditioning Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 09:30
Olympic Medalist Leonard No Match for Camacho Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 08:30
Gov. Tryon Takes on the Regulators at Alamance Monday, May 16, 2016 - 17:45
Corbitt, Major Manufacturer of Trucks, Based in Henderson Monday, May 16, 2016 - 17:30
Raleigh Broadcaster Tangled with Former First Lady Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 17:30
St. Augustine’s Bishop Delany and His Carolinas-Wide Charge Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 17:30
Blockade Runner John N. Maffitt Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 17:15
The North Carolina Symphony Makes Its Debut Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 17:15
Mount Airy, “Granite City” Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 17:00
North Carolina Press Association Founded, 1873 Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 07:15
The Mexican War Erupts, 1846 Friday, May 13, 2016 - 17:00
Winston and Salem Merged, 1913 Friday, May 13, 2016 - 17:00
Birthday of Zeb Vance—the State’s Champion Friday, May 13, 2016 - 16:45
It’s a Shell of a Building Friday, May 13, 2016 - 16:45
State’s First Jewish House of Worship, Temple of Israel Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 16:45
Former Governor Clyde Hoey Died at His U.S. Senate Desk, 1954 Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 15:45
Modern-Day St. Mary’s School True to Its Nineteenth Century Roots Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 07:00
Worth Bagley of Raleigh, Casualty of the Spanish-American War Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 15:45
1970 Oxford Murder Sparked Violent Protests Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 15:30
Military Order Beginning the Trail of Tears Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 15:30
The First Planetarium in the South Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 15:30
James Jones of Raleigh, Valet of Jefferson Davis Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 15:30
Juliana Busbee and Jugtown Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 15:30
John Butler, Militia District Commander Monday, May 9, 2016 - 15:15
U-Boat Survivors Added to POW Camp Rosters Monday, May 9, 2016 - 15:15
Gunpowder Raid by Black Boys of Cabarrus Monday, May 9, 2016 - 15:00
William Lenoir, Frontier Patriot Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 15:00
Medical Pioneer Susan Dimock Casualty at Sea, 1875 Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 14:45
Birth of the Atlantic Coast Conference, 1953 Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 07:30
Owen Hill Kenan, Survivor of the Lusitania Sinking, 1915 Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 14:45
“War on Poverty” Photo Op in Rocky Mount, 1964 Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 14:30
Evelyn Whitlow, Army Nurse Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 14:30
Martin’s Surrender at Waynesville Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 14:30
Steamship Launched at Swansboro Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:30
The “Rice Diet” and Duke University Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:30
Andrews Geyser at Old Fort Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:15
Maiden Voyage of Otway Burns’s Prometheus, 1818 Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:15
The CSS Albemarle and the Battle of Batchelor’s Bay Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:15
Clarence Steppe, Nurseryman, Founder of Wayside Nurseries Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:00
Ironclad Raleigh Ran the Cape Fear River Blockade Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:00
Reverend Gary Davis, Durham Blues Legend Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:00
Wing Walker and Daredevil Bonnie Rowe Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:00
Randy Travis and His Route to Country Music Stardom Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:00
Acclaimed Dramatist Paul Green Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:45
Age of Dueling Ends in the Old North State Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:30
John Harvey, of Harvey’s Point Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:30
Stephen B. Weeks, State’s First Professional Historian Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:30
Link Wray of Dunn, Guitar Innovator, Renowned for “Rumble” Monday, May 2, 2016 - 16:30
Friendly Fire from North Carolinians Killed Stonewall Jackson Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:15
Discovery of Calcium Carbide Process Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:15
North Carolina Among First to Establish School for the Blind Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:15
Air Mail Introduced in North Carolina Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:00
Gas Chamber in Use at Central Prison After 1935 Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:00
Johnston Blakeley, War of 1812 Hero, Lost at Sea Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:00
African Diplomat Denied Service in Raleigh, 1963 Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 12:45
The Siege and Burning of Washington, April 1864 Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 12:45
NASCAR Great Dale Earnhardt Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:30
Pitt County Native Dies at Andersonville Prison Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:30
The Fall of Saigon and Ambassador Graham Martin Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:30
“King of the Hill” at Chimney Rock Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:30
“Jimmy V.” Died of Cancer Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:15
Carnival Worker Preserved, Abandoned in Laurinburg Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:15
Baseball Hall of Famer Enos “Country” Slaughter of Roxboro Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:15
Benjamin Duke and the “Dukes of Durham” Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:15
The First of the Roanoke Colonies Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:15
“Big Hugh” Bennett, the “Father of Soil Conservation” Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:15
Malcolm McLean, Containerization Innovator Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:00
The Marines of Montford Point Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:00
Negotiations at the Bennett Place Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 07:15
Meadowlark Lemon, Basketball’s Court Jester Monday, April 25, 2016 - 12:00
Endor Ironworks Saved from the Forces of Nature Monday, April 25, 2016 - 11:45
Edward R. Murrow, Legendary Journalist Monday, April 25, 2016 - 11:45
Salt Works Established to Support Revolutionary War Effort Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 11:45
Herring and Devane’s Gun and Bayonet Factory Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 11:30
L. L. Polk, Agricultural Reformer Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 11:30
Winston-Salem’s Reynolds Building, 1929 Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:30
Major Depression-Era Loss at Wingate Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:15
Robert F. Hoke, Victorious at Plymouth, Promoted Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:15
U.S. Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr. of Watergate Fame Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 10:15
The Confederate Cabinet Meets in Charlotte Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:15
Tar Heel Junior Historians Learn, Boost State History Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:00
Librarian of Congress Lawrence Mumford of Pitt County Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:00
Fayetteville Arsenal Surrendered, 1861 Friday, April 22, 2016 - 09:15
Charlotte Airport Dedicated Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 09:15
Myrtle Grove Sound Third Site for State Salt Works Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 09:15
Moonwalker Charles Duke’s Rare Distinction Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 08:15
The Beginnings of Busing Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 16:15
Asheville Engineer Charles Waddell Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 16:00
Hydroelectric Power Introduced, 1898 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 16:00
Warm Welcome in New Bern for President Washington Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 09:00
Wanchese and Manteo Conclude Visit to London, 1585 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 15:45
States’ Rights Champion, Governor and Senator David Reid Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 14:30
Agricultural Research Stations Date to 1877 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 14:30
Battle of South Mills, April 1862 Monday, April 18, 2016 - 14:30
Washington’s Tarboro Layover, 1791 Monday, April 18, 2016 - 14:30
William Rufus King—Lawyer, Diplomat and Politician Monday, April 18, 2016 - 14:30
Asheville Launching Pad for the “Singing Brakeman,” Jimmie Rodgers Monday, April 18, 2016 - 14:15
Startling News at Initial Bennett Place Meeting Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 14:15
Prelude to Attica: Prison Riot in Raleigh, 1968 Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 14:15
Co-Op Leads the Way to Rural Electrification Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 13:45
Noted Politician W. Kerr Scott Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 13:45
Physicians Form Professional Alliance, 1849 Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 13:45
Ill-Fated Donner Party Included North Carolinians Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 13:30
Luck’s Canned Foods Originated in Seagrove Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 13:30
SNCC’s Raleigh Roots Friday, April 15, 2016 - 13:15
Daniel Kanipe of Marion, Survivor of Custer’s Land Stand Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:30
Governor Ellis and Building Confederate Sentiment Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:30
Hysteria Over Day Care in Edenton Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:30
Enigma Machine Plucked from Its Watery Grave Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:15
Fort Macon, Contested Ground during the Civil War Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:15
William Briggs and His Cigarette Machine Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:15
Journey of Reconciliation, 1947 Civil Rights Protest Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:00
The Fall of Raleigh Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:00
Halifax Day Celebrates Embrace of Independence Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:45
Sports Journalists Honored in Salisbury Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:45
Stoneman in Salisbury, Liberator and Scourge Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:45
The North Carolina Arts Council: Advancing the Arts Across the State Monday, April 11, 2016 - 14:30
Stoneman’s Troops Crossed the Yadkin River at Shallow Ford Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:45
Charles B. Aycock and His Mixed Legacy Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:30
Governor Thomas Holt, Textile Magnate, Friend of Education Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:30
Radio Broadcasting Began in North Carolina Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:30
Unraveling the Mysteries of Psywar Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:30
Kenneth Noland and Abstract Art Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:15
Mycologist Moses A. Curtis of Hillsborough Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 11:15
W. H. Thomas’s “Legion of Indians and Mountaineers” Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 11:00
Latecomer Strikes Gold at Reed, 1896 Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:30
Lane Expedition Sails to America Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:15
Poor Naomi Wise, “Sacrificed to the Beast in Man” Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:15
Baseball Legend “Catfish” Hunter Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:00
Karastan Rugs, Product of Carolina Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:00
First Marriage for Stephen A. Douglas Carried Heavy Baggage Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:00
Oak Ridge, Military Prep School in Guilford County Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:00
Surfers Catch a Wave in Wrightsville Beach, 1909 Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:00
Stephen A. Douglas Marries in Rockingham County Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 07:15
Bayard Wootten, Esteemed Photographer, of Chapel Hill and New Bern Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 09:45
Camp Greene, Charlotte’s Massive WWI Installation Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 09:45
Pope Air Force Base Gets Its Name Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 09:45
Sci-Fi and Horror Master Manly Wade Wellman Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 09:45
Petty Patriarch Passes Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 09:30
Jim Hunt Takes the Stage, 1976 Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 09:30
National Guard Called Out to Suppress Strike Monday, April 4, 2016 - 16:45
A Place for H. H. Brimley: The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences Monday, April 4, 2016 - 16:30
Valvano’s 1983 Championship Stuff of Memories for Wolfpack Fans Monday, April 4, 2016 - 09:00
Thomas Dixon and the Genesis of Birth of a Nation Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 15:15
Thomas Built Buses Since 1930 Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 15:00
The Nikwasi Treaty Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 15:00
Mast General Store, Now in Its Second Century Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 14:15
Great Smokies Advocate Horace Kephart Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 13:15
Venus Flytrap--Dobbs' "Catch Fly" Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 13:00
Tar Heels Say No to the Mobro Garbage Barge Friday, April 1, 2016 - 13:00
The Origins of Archaeology at Town Creek Friday, April 1, 2016 - 13:00
Once “Largest Manufacturer of Towels in the World” Friday, April 1, 2016 - 12:45
Songwriter John D. Loudermilk of Durham Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:45
Vincent Colyer, Freedmen’s Friend Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:45
Civilian Conservation Corps Established Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:30
Carowinds, Theme Park, Opened 1973 Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:00
The Feds Take Control of the Dismal Swamp Canal Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:45
Warrenton’s Architect-Builder Jacob Holt Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:45
Loray Mill Walkout, 1929 Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:30
Joel Lane, Key to Raleigh’s Establishment Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 11:30
Burnside’s Troops Extended Occupation to Bogue Banks Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 10:15
Championship Win #1 for Dean Smith Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 10:15
Stoneman’s Cavalry Drove Old Dixie Down Monday, March 28, 2016 - 09:45
Lexington Landmark Erlanger Mills Monday, March 28, 2016 - 09:30
Körner’s Folly, Architectural Wonder in Kernersville Monday, March 28, 2016 - 07:45
Judaculla Rock, Cherokee Petroglyph of Prominence Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 15:45
The General Assembly Consolidated UNC Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 09:15
Modernist Giant George Matsumoto Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 09:00
Pisgah National Forest Established, 1911 Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 09:00
A Moravian Tradition, the Sunrise Service Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 12:15
Baptists Get It Together in Greenville, 1830 Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 12:15
Charles Eden Dies Near the Town Named in His Honor Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 12:15
William Blount, a Founding Father of Tennessee Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 12:15
Richard Dobbs Spaight Born in New Bern Friday, March 25, 2016 - 12:00
Verrazzanno Anchors Off the Carolina Coast Friday, March 25, 2016 - 12:00
Howard Cosell, North Carolinian: Like Him or Lump Him Friday, March 25, 2016 - 11:45
Tar Heel Turned Alabaman Briefly Vice President Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 11:30
Rosenwald Schools and George Davis of Johnson C. Smith University Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 11:15
Culminating Battle of the Tuscarora War, 1713 Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 14:15
The Siege of Fort Macon, 1862 Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 11:00
Beginnings of Spencer Shops Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:45
Governor O. Max Gardner and the Great Depression Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 10:30
Carolina City, Union Encampment, Confederate Target Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 10:15
Ramble On, Charlie Poole Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:00
Third Day at Bentonville Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:15
Textile Humidifiers Specialty for Agnew Bahnson Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:00
Freedom Riders Surrender in Hillsborough Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:00
Raleigh and Gaston Railroad Completed, 1840 Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:00
Husband and Wife Side-By-Side in the Confederate Army Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 09:30
Turkey’s Talons Tied to Jurist’s Demise Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 09:30
Last Stand in the Carolinas at Bentonville Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 09:30
Automatic Pilot Advances Credited to George Holloman Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 09:30
Authorities Seize North Carolina’s Copy of the Bill of Rights, 2003 Friday, March 18, 2016 - 17:30
Marines Begin Flight Operations at Cherry Point, 1942 Friday, March 18, 2016 - 09:00
Richard Henderson and the Transylvania Company Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 17:30
John Sprunt Hill of Durham, Credited with Rural Credit Unions Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 17:00
Glory Days at Winston-Salem State University, 1967 Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 16:45
Bishop John England Dedicates Fayetteville’s St. Patrick Church, 1829 Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 16:30
Sailors Beware on Old Quork’s Day Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 16:30
Last Whale Killed Off the North Carolina Coast Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 16:15
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse—A Prelude to Yorktown Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 16:15
Recovery of the Modern Greece 100 Years After Its Sinking Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 16:00
Blossom of Dogwood Tree Official State Flower Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 16:00
Quaker Meeting House Site of Skirmish Prior to Guilford Courthouse Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 14:30
Wildlife Preserve on the Alligator River Monday, March 14, 2016 - 15:45
Edenton’s Hugh Williamson, Signer of the Constitution Monday, March 14, 2016 - 15:30
Gen. Ambrose Burnside and the Fall of New Bern, 1862 Monday, March 14, 2016 - 15:30
Carl Kasell and Charles Kuralt Help Launch WUNC-FM Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 15:30
Burke’s Waightstill Avery, First Attorney General Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 15:15
Camp Butner’s Namesake, Henry Wolfe Butner Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 15:15
Secret Basketball Game of 1944 Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 15:00
John Carruthers Stanly, Black Master of New Bern Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 15:00
Herman Baity, Worldwide Champion of Clean Water Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 14:45
Fayetteville Arsenal Torched by Sherman’s Troops Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 13:30
Burlesque Advertisement Prompts Lawsuit Friday, March 11, 2016 - 13:15
Convict Labor Constructed Swannanoa Tunnel Friday, March 11, 2016 - 13:15
End of Story for CSS Neuse Friday, March 11, 2016 - 13:15
Kilpatrick’s “Shirt-Tail Skedaddle” Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:00
Zelda Fitzgerald Casualty of Hospital Fire, 1948 Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:00
Edenton Residents Rally to Save Historic Home Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:00
Fort Dobbs Decommissioned, 1764 Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 13:00
Speaker Ban Law Challenged At UNC-Chapel Hill Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 12:30
The Dougherty Brothers and Appalachian State University Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 12:30
Federal Program Boosts Appalachian Region, 1965 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 12:00
Birthday for N.C. A&T State University Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 12:00
Battle of Wyse Fork, Overlooked Encounter on the Eve of Bentonville Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00
Sherman’s Troops Camped at Laurel Hill Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00
Bath Becomes North Carolina’s First Incorporated Town Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 09:45
Croatan Normal School, Forerunner of UNC-Pembroke Monday, March 7, 2016 - 09:45
The Historical Commission and “History for All the People” Monday, March 7, 2016 - 09:30
“Babe” Ruth Gets His Nickname in Fayetteville Monday, March 7, 2016 - 09:15
Monticello-Peterhoff Encounter, 1863 Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 09:15
Nabs for a Nickel, No More Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 09:15
Defender of the Alamo, Micajah Autry Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 09:00
William Byrd II and the 1728 NC/VA Survey Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 09:00
A Look Back at Streakers Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 08:45
Surgeon, Governor Nathaniel Alexander of Charlotte Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 08:45
“Muley Bob” Doughton of Ways and Means Friday, March 4, 2016 - 08:30
Elizabeth Keckley, From Hillsborough to the White House Friday, March 4, 2016 - 08:30
Lafayette Visits the Town Named in His Honor Friday, March 4, 2016 - 08:30
Cardinal James Gibbons, Roman Catholic Prelate Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 17:30
Mount Mitchell, First Among the State Parks Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 08:30
Guitar Virtuoso “Doc” Watson—A Late Bloomer Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 08:15
Elizabeth City State University’s Beginnings, 1891 Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 08:00
Memorial to the Wright Brothers Dedicated, 1932 Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 17:30
Battle of Clapp’s Mill, 1781 Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 17:15
Agriculture’s Voice, the North Carolina Farm Bureau Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 17:00
Thomas Day of Milton, North Carolina’s Premier Furniture Craftsman Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 17:00
North Carolina Wine Pioneer Sidney Weller Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 16:45
The Holding Family and First Citizens Bank Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 16:45
Lewis Redmond, “King of the Moonshiners” Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 16:30
Harnett Basketball Contest in 1964 Had 13 Overtimes Monday, February 29, 2016 - 15:45
Governor Thomas Bickett of Monroe and Louisburg Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 15:30
Driver’s Licensing Began Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 15:15
Cherokee Attack on Fort Dobbs Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 15:15
Polymath and Centenarian Anna Julia Cooper of Raleigh Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 15:15
Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, 1776 Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 15:00
Paper Production Milestone in Roanoke Rapids, 1909 Friday, February 26, 2016 - 15:00
Prisoner Exchange at Northeast Cape Fear River, 1865 Friday, February 26, 2016 - 15:00
Lynching of Wyatt Outlaw and the Kirk-Holden War Friday, February 26, 2016 - 14:45
Chatham County “Blood Shower” Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 14:45
Felix Walker, North Carolina Congressman, and the Origins of “Bunk” Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 14:45
Hiram Revels and the Genesis of Black Political Representation Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 14:45
Andrew Johnson Impeached, 1868 Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 14:30
Greenville Long Home to Voice of America Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 14:30
Buckminster Fuller Developed Geodesic Dome Design at Black Mountain, Raleigh Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 14:15
Good Deed in Durham Launches Literary Career Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 14:15
Avery County, High Country Tourist Beacon Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 14:00
A Friendship Cemented at Durham Rail Station Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 13:00
Oliver, North Wilkesboro Native, a Sixties Pop Sensation Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:45
George Burrington, Controversial Colonial Governor Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:45
Dorothea Dix Hospital Admits Its First Patient Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:30
The Boone Tract in Davie County Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 12:15
Haywood v. Skinner (1903) Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 12:00
“High Priestess of Soul” Nina Simone Born Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 11:45
Classical Origins of the State’s Motto Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 11:45
Piedmont Airlines Takes Flight Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:00
Princeville, First Black Town, Incorporated 1885 Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:00
J. B. Rhine of Duke University, Father of Modern Parapsychology Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:45
Burning of Winton by Union Troops, 1862 Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:45
Poole Bill and Anti-Evolution Fervor Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:45
Photographer and Conservationist Hugh Morton Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:00
Fall of Fort Anderson to Union Forces Friday, February 19, 2016 - 09:00
“Witlings Defame Her:” William Gaston and “The Old North State” Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 17:00
State Endorses Female Higher Education, 1891 Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 08:45
Collett Leventhorpe, Englishman Turned Confederate Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 08:30
Medal of Honor Winner Rufus Herring of Sampson County Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 16:15
Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan Born Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 16:15
Jeffrey MacDonald and the 1970 Fort Bragg Murders Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 16:15
Lowrie Gang of Robeson County, Driven by Revenge Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 16:00
Henry Bacon, Designer of Washington’s Lincoln Memorial Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 15:15
Encampment at Rockfish Creek, Prelude to Moores Creek Bridge Monday, February 15, 2016 - 15:00
Fort Macon Garrisoned for Spanish-American War Monday, February 15, 2016 - 15:00
Diarist Janet Schaw’s Short-Lived Stay at Brunswick Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 14:45
Home for Confederate Veterans Opens in Raleigh Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 14:45
Maceo Parker of Kinston Brought the Funk Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 12:00
Students Storm Duke’s Administration Building, 1969 Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:30
Camp Lejeune and Females in the U.S. Marine Corps Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:15
Durham's Blues Legend Blind Boy Fuller Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 07:10
Robeson County at the Forefront of Rural Health Movement Friday, February 12, 2016 - 14:00
Hinton James: First Student at Chapel Hill Friday, February 12, 2016 - 13:45
Robert Ransom, Like Brother Matt a Confederate General Friday, February 12, 2016 - 13:45
Senator Lee Overman and the Red Scare of 1919 Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:45
Harriet Jacobs of Edenton and Her Compelling Life Story Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:15
Annie Oakley, Star Attraction at Pinehurst Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:00
Noted Educator, Prohibitionist and Civil Rights Leader Joseph C. Price Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:45
Seventies Performer Roberta Flack, Native of Black Mountain Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:45
The Lumbees and the Road to Recognition Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:45
Champion Miler, Jim Beatty of Charlotte Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:30
Explorer and Artist William Bartram Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 14:15
At Point Guard, From Rocky Mount, Phil Ford Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:30
WAC’s Colonel Westray Battle Boyce—A Proud North Carolinian Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:30
Designer Alexander Julian and Carolina Style Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:15
Merci Train, Symbol of Franco-American Friendship Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:15
The Coleman Manufacturing Company, Landmark African American Business Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:15
Wilmingtonian Casualty of Mexican War Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00
Battle of Roanoke Island Commenced in 1862 Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00
The Power of Flour, Graham’s Biscuitville Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00
Swain County’s “Road to Nowhere” Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 09:45
The General Assembly Moves to Jones Street Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 09:45
The Wilmington 10 and Firebombing of Mike’s Grocery Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 09:45
Long Route to Roanoke River Lighthouse Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 09:45
White Cherokee Chief W.H. Thomas Born Friday, February 5, 2016 - 09:45
Dunn Favorite Son, General William C. Lee Friday, February 5, 2016 - 09:30
Annie O’Berry, New Deal Administrator Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 09:30
Clubwoman and Suffrage Leader Cornelia Jerman Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 09:30
Wake Forest Institute Opens Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 09:30
Steamboat “Mountain Lily” Plied the French Broad Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 09:30
Revered Cherokee Elder, Maggie Axe Wachacha Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 09:15
Henry Frye: First African-American on the N.C. Supreme Court Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 08:15
Daring Raid Nets Union Vessel in 1864 Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 09:15
Newport Barracks Contested in 1864 Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 09:15
Landmark Lunch Counter Protest in Greensboro Monday, February 1, 2016 - 09:00
Streetcars Debut in The Land of the Sky in 1889 Monday, February 1, 2016 - 09:00
The Wreck of the Metropolis, 1878 Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 09:45
The Carroll A. Deering, “Ghost Ship” Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 09:30
A Trust to Bust: American Tobacco Company Organized, 1890 Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 09:15
J. P. Knapp, Publisher, Outdoorsman, and UNC Benefactor Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:15
Gov. Holden’s Impeachment Trial Began Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:15
Ice Hockey’s Southern Debut Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:15
Freakish Weather Alarms Eastern North Carolina, 1940 Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:00
George H. White Delivers “Phoenix” Address Friday, January 29, 2016 - 14:45
Nantahala National Forest, Conservation Landmark Friday, January 29, 2016 - 14:45
Justice John L. Taylor and the Beginnings of the N.C. Supreme Court Friday, January 29, 2016 - 14:45
Beaufort Native Michael Smith Died in Shuttle Explosion Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 09:00
Fire Suppression Stymied at Wrightsville Beach, 1934 Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 09:00
Gentle Giant Andre Roussimoff Settled in Ellerbe Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 15:45
Salisbury’s Cheerwine, A Favorite Across the Piedmont Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:45
Death of Governor William Tryon in England, 1788 Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:30
Governor Benjamin Smith Dies a Pauper Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 14:45
Lilliputian Golf Rooted in Pinehurst Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 14:45
Loonis McGlohon: North Carolina Was His Home Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:30
Hackney Name Synonymous with Transportation Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:00
Secession Leader Weldon Edwards Monday, January 25, 2016 - 14:45
NFL Star Carl Eller Born in Winston-Salem Monday, January 25, 2016 - 12:45
Acclaimed Beauty Ava Gardner, Pride of Grabtown Monday, January 25, 2016 - 12:30
Advocate for African Culture, Orishatukeh Faduma Monday, January 25, 2016 - 12:30
The 1759 Enfield Riot, Precursor to the War of the Regulation Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 14:15
Broken Arrow Incident in Wayne County Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:15
Renaissance Man William Gaston Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 17:45
North Carolina Buys Artificial Limbs for Confederate Amputees Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 17:30
Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott? Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 14:15
Light Returns to Cape Hatteras Beacon, 1950 Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 12:30
Justice for Edgecombe County Slave Friday, January 22, 2016 - 16:45
Canova Selected to Sculpt George Washington Statue in State Capitol Friday, January 22, 2016 - 16:15
Littleton College Victim to 1919 Fire Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:30
Medical Pioneer Edward Warren Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:30
Poached Oysters No Delicacy for Governor Fowle Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 16:15
Lamar Stringfield and the North Carolina Symphony Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 16:00
Burnt Swamp Association, Set Up in 1881 to Serve American Indians Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 16:00
Old Bute County, One for the History Books Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 15:45
Furnifold Simmons, Democratic Power Broker Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 14:30
Launch of Public Schools in North Carolina, 1840 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 14:30
German U-boat Attacks Three Vessels Off N.C. Coast Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:15
Department Store Magnate Paul H. Rose Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:15
Madison County Atrocity a Measure of the War’s Extremes Monday, January 18, 2016 - 14:00
Oil Transport Torpedoed by German U-boat, 1942 Monday, January 18, 2016 - 14:00
Lumbees Rally, Klansmen Scurry, in Robeson County Monday, January 18, 2016 - 13:45
Twins from Siam, World Sensation, Died in Surry County Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 13:45
Massive Explosions Rock Fort Caswell, 1865 Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 11:00
“Giant” Peter Francisco No Chicken Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 16:45
Award-Winning Musician Ronnie Milsap Born Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 16:30
Asheville’s “Old Kentucky Home,” Now State-Owned Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 16:30
The Original Queen’s College in Charlotte Friday, January 15, 2016 - 16:00
The Fall of Fort Fisher Friday, January 15, 2016 - 16:00
Harold Cooley, Powerful Agriculture Committee Chair Friday, January 15, 2016 - 15:45
Death of Editor Josephus Daniels Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:45
William Polk, Last of N.C.'s Revolutionary Officers Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 15:45
Black Delegates Had Voice at 1868 Convention Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 15:30
Freemasonry Grand Master, Joseph Montfort Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 15:30
St. Augustine's: Freedmen’s School to University Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 15:15
Birthday of State’s Oldest Newspaper Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 15:15
Mary Martin Sloop and Education in Avery County Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 15:15
Juvenile Offenders Remanded to Concord, 1909 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 15:15
Campus Hijinks at Davidson Involved X-rays, 1896 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 15:00
Tab Smith and the Birth of Rhythm and Blues Monday, January 11, 2016 - 15:00
Thomas Robeson, Patriot Leader at Moore’s Creek Bridge Monday, January 11, 2016 - 15:00
Calvin Wiley, Education Visionary Monday, January 11, 2016 - 14:45
Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Founder of Palmer Institute, Died Monday, January 11, 2016 - 14:45
Jazz Drummer Max Roach, N.C. Native Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 14:45
John Penn’s Second Distinction Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 14:45
Progressive Farmer Editor Clarence Poe Born Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 14:45
Bromine Extraction at Kure Beach Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 14:30
Tabitha Holton, a First for Tar Heel Courtrooms Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 14:30
Thomasville Chair, Fit for Paul Bunyan Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 14:30
Vestige of the Age of Steam, the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 14:30
James Hogun Made Brigadier General in Revolutionary War Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 14:15
“Carbine” Williams, Inventor and Inmate Friday, January 8, 2016 - 14:15
Slapstick Comic, TV Pioneer Soupy Sales Friday, January 8, 2016 - 14:15
Nineteenth Century Silver Mining in Davidson County Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 14:00
Public Schools Prospered under Calvin Wiley Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 14:00
Gertrude McKee, Groundbreaking Lawmaker Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 13:45
Pioneering Black Physician, James F. Shober of Wilmington Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 13:45
Banjo Master and Innovator Earl Scruggs Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 13:45
Central Prison Opens in Raleigh Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 13:45
Federal Investment, 1965, Boosted RTP Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 13:45
Justice and Law Teacher Richmond Pearson Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 13:45
Governor Daniel Fowle Settles In Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 13:15
“Brother Exum” Takes Her Seat, 1921 Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 12:00
The Durants of Durants Neck Monday, January 4, 2016 - 11:30
Origins of Maco Light Legend Date to 1856 Monday, January 4, 2016 - 10:45
Modern-Day Conjoined Twins in Charlotte Monday, January 4, 2016 - 10:30
Cherokee Chief and Solidifier Nimrod Jarrett Smith Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 15:30
“Old Bill” Williams and the Old West Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 15:15
Origins of BB&T in Wilson Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 10:00
First Woman Takes Oath as Chief Justice of N.C. Supreme Court Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 12:15
At the Corner of Cucumber and Vine Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 12:00
Parker Robbins, U.S. Colored Troops Officer, Lawmaker and Inventor Friday, January 1, 2016 - 11:45
No Parade as Duke Lost Rose Bowl Game in Durham, 1942 Friday, January 1, 2016 - 11:30
Gubernatorial Veto Instituted, 1996 Friday, January 1, 2016 - 10:00