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“She Changed the World” Kick-off Event at the State Capitol Sept. 7

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage on the grounds of the State Capitol at a kick-off event for “She Changed the World: NC Women Breaking Barriers” Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Help Needed to Recover Another Missing N.C. Highway Historical Marker

Monday, July 1, 2019

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, which manages the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, requests the public’s help in locating a missing historical marker. The marker was located at US 70 at Eno River bridge northwest of Hillsborough. It identified Hart’s Mill, which was located outside of present-day Hillsborough and was the site of a large, well-publicized meeting of Regulators opposed to British rule in 1766.

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.”

Students Capture Triumph and Tragedy for History Day Competition

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Hundreds of middle and high school students will compete Saturday, April 27, at the National History Day Competition in the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The 450 students from 70 schools are the winners of district competitions held across North Carolina. The public is invited to view their projects on the theme “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”

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