Press Releases

Enjoy “Saturday on the Farm” June 22 at Governor Aycock Birthplace

Thursday, June 6, 2019

See the magic and skill as fabric, tools or toys take shape at the “Saturday on the Farm” program June 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Governor Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site. The free event will showcase blacksmithing, woodworking and spinning talents and will celebrate 19th century North Carolina farm life. Music will be performed by the Waterbound Dulcimers in the morning.

N.C. Historical Commission to Meet June 5

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The North Carolina Historical Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wed., June 5 in room 308 of the Archives and History Building, 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh. The meeting is open to the public.

Come Hear NC Announces Collaboration with AMERICANAFEST 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

As North Carolina continues to celebrate 2019 as the Year of Music, a first-time collaboration with the Americana Music Association and the state will be announced Tuesday, May 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Executive Mansion.

North Carolina Students Triumph Onward to National History Day Competition

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

After a day of competing and presenting facts at the History Day competition in Raleigh, 64 middle and high school students from across the state will advance to the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland-College Park, June 9-13, on the topic “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”

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