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A new opportunity to support the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program will help repair or replace damaged historical highway markers.

When young Conrad Reed discovered a rock that was really a 17-pound gold nugget in 1799, he had no idea that the Carolina Gold Rush would soon start. Reed Gold Mine invites you to join the gold panning action during the 2021 gold panning season April 1-Oct. 31.

Throughout history, struggles with disease, social and geographic distance, and loss often led to revolutions in medicine, politics, and economics and to the mistreatment of racial and ethnic minorities.

During the early 1800s, North Carolina was considered a sleepy, backward state with a sluggish economy and little interest in change.

Songbirds and sunshine return as spring is here! It’s time to get outside and take part in Parks and Trails for Health (PATH), an online program of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to encourage activity in parks, trails, greenways, and other outdoor spaces.

The North Carolina Arts Council’s 2021-22 grant guidelines for organizations are now available.

The North Carolina Civil Rights Trail is proud to announce that three historical markers will be added to the trail system following the first round of applications. Applications for the second round are now open.

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.

The anniversary commemoration of the largest battle ever fought on North Carolina soil will have a different look this year. For the first time, visitors will be able to enjoy demonstrations, presentations, and tours all from the comfort of their own homes.

The far-reaching and impactful accomplishments and contributions of women often have been often overlooked in North Carolina and the nation. During Women’s History Month in March agencies within the N.C.

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