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RALEIGH, N.C. — Did you know that over 300 businesses in North Carolina were listed in the Negro Motorist Green Book? In fact, there were 327.

Life on the farm in 1870 was not about stylish clothing. No nearby mall or hip boutique offered trendy fashions.

The North Carolina Zoo is doing its part to help Bring Summer Back in North Carolina!

The State Capitol will open to the public May 17, with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including:

     · Limiting visitation

     · Installing hand sanitizer stations and increasing the frequency of cleaning high touch public areas

Crystal Lloyd, a nine-year employee of the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation, will join David Mumford as superintendent at Falls Lake State Recreation Area in Wake Forest.

Alamance Battleground State Historic Site will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the 1771 Battle of Alamance with virtual programs and a special illumination Saturday, May 15.

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site is thrilled to announce a new program scheduled for Saturday, May 15 called “Bentonville in Bloom.” This spring event will showcase the natural resources and wildlife that call Bentonville home. 

The State Archives of North Carolina will host a virtual roundtable, “Preservation Pointers for the Public,” Wed., May 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Enhance your own family archive with tips from the pros! 

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources sites have some great events planned throughout April. 

N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Secretary Reid Wilson today announced three appointments to key roles in department leadership.

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