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A free online program hosted by the Western Office of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will examine the formation of the Ku Klux Klan.

The North Carolina Arts Council has awarded the 

As a part of the Division of North Carolina Historic Sites and Properties’ True Inclusion initiative, the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace is hosting a screening and webinar of the award-winning documentary “Wilmington On Fire.”

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences announces the second season of its “Love Nature” podcast with New York Times best-selling author, journalist and environmental advocate, Richard Louv, as the first guest on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

 Recollections of men hardened by four years of war tell the story of the intense fighting at Bentonville, mere weeks before the American Civil War’s end.

 It’s time! After a long-anticipated, robust upgrade in exhibits and overall space, the former A Time for Science center on Dickinson Avenue is holding a public celebration Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

El Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Carolina del Norte se enorgullece en anunciar la incorporación de varias páginas web completamente en español dedicadas a proporcionar recursos educativos, así como información general sobre el Museo. Todo ello ya disponible en naturalsciences.org/español.  

The unsung participation of African Americans in the Revolutionary War will be examined in an online panel discussion Saturday, March 13 at 10 a.m.

Hear stories of how freed people built Durham, the wealth and influence of the Cameron family, and how sharecropping shaped the lives of African American families post-Emancipation. All of this will be revealed during in-person tours at Historic Stagville in Durham, Feb. 20. 

Fort Dobbs in Statesville is the state’s only historic site about the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Years War, that spanned five continents from 1754 to 1763. Discover various aspects of the soldiers’ lives through a virtual program Feb. 27.

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