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By December of 1756, Fort Dobbs was complete. Its garrison of 50 North Carolina soldiers prepared to spend the first of many winters in the building as they guarded the western edge of settlement in the British colony during the French and Indian War.

The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at the Palmer Memorial Institute State Historic Site is thrilled to announce a new program in collaboration with the Town of Sedalia!

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will honor North Carolina’s military history with a “Military Timeline” Nov. 12-13. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers and support personnel from the past 450 years.

Take a ride on a wagon around the historic Harper House at Bentonville Battlefield’s annual fall festival on Nov. 5.

The great jobs of today and tomorrow are in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Yet people with disabilities remain underrepresented in these fields.

The North Carolina State Capitol will host the traveling exhibit “Darshana: A Glimpse into Hindu Civilization” from Saturday, Oct. 15 to Saturday, Oct. 29.

On Oct. 15 the major immersive exhibition “James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP” opens at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. The exhibition explores filmmaker James Cameron’s extensive career as a deep-sea explorer and his many history-making expeditions.

 Join Duke Homestead State Historic Site at the historic Durham Athletic Park for an evening with two vintage baseball games on Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

For the first time in three years, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ largest annual event is back in person. BugFest, the largest one-day bug-centric event in the country, introduces museum guests to a range of arthropods from North Carolina and around the world.

It is time to salute the 50th anniversary of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources again. 

The Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center in Old Fort, N.C., will host the third of three "DNCR Days" celebrations Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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